What kind of music do mummies listen to?October 4, 2014
My son loves to learn about ancient Egypt, so he has been asking for another mummy pun. He has several books on ancient Egypt and even building toys. When he was learning to write, he would write pages of pictograms and say the were hieroglyphics (though he probably couldn't pronounce it at that age).
Explanation for the kids (and bad puns)
Many ancient cultures would preserve the bodies of the dead in a process known as mummification. The word mummy comes from the medieval Latin "mumia" which itself was a mixture of arabic and persian words. Wealthy Egyptians and Pharaohs followed this process to prepare for the afterlife. To keep the body from decaying, they dried it out and sealed it in waterproofed bandages. These old and tattered bandages are the typical costume used in horror movies and Halloween costumes.
So what kind of music would someone in bandages listen to? Wrap of course, which is just the really old school version of rap music.