The Hidden Secrets of Egyptian Mummification

The Hidden Secrets of Egyptian Mummification

I’m sure many have wondered what the reason behind the mummification process was and why the Egyptians bothered to go to all that effort to preserve their dead. The reason is that the Egyptians believed that, in order for their spirit to exist in the afterlife, their mortal body had to be preserved in the living world. If the body was destroyed, then the spirit would be lost forever. We at Horror Facts wanted to … Read The Full Article

The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb

On February 16th, 1923, Archeologists Howard Carter and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (Lord Carnarvon) opened the door to the burial chamber of King Tutankhamen, releasing a curse upon those present. In 1914, Lord Carnarvon along with Carter had secured the permission to dig in the region of Egypt known as the Valley of the Kings, an area where pharaohs and powerful nobles from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt were … Read The Full Article