Human-like animals that walked upright were known as hominids. It is believed that the earliest hominids lived around 4.4 million years ago in the humid forests of eastern and southern Africa.
These animals, known as Australopithecus, are believed to have been around three to five feet tall, and probably fed on leaves, fruits, and the remains of dead animals. There is no evidence that Australopithecus made their own tools. There is, however, strong evidence that they used sticks and bones to help them dig and defend themselves.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imprerfect he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he fogives himself he becomes wise.
The process of mummification in Egypt involved removing all moisture and internal organs, then drying the body and anointing it with various preserving chemicals.