It was not till the 18th century that the importance of mummy in all its forms waned, and in some of the least progressive quarters of central Europe it survived even to the middle of the 19th.
A word may be added about the use of mummy in medicine.
In most of the tombs is a chamber in which the mummy was placed, the Egyptian Christians at first continuing this method of preserving the bodies of their dead.
In many cases the mummy had to be conveyed across the Nile, and boats were gaily decked out for this purpose.
The mummy of Seti I.
Tethmosis, to judge by the evidence of his mummy and the chronology of his reign, was already a grown man, yet no sign of the immense powers which he displayed later has come down to us from the joint reign.
MUMMY (from the Persian mumiai, pitch or asphalt), a dead body, as preserved by the ancient Egyptian method of embalming.
In the Middle Kingdom these are gradually replaced by small models of the mummy itself, and the belief arose that when their owner was called upon to perform any distasteful work in the nether world, they would answer to his name and do the task for him.
Seqenenr is here a leading name; the mummy of the third Seqenenr, the earliest in.
The Wolfman showed up in Mrs. Worthington's trunk and two of her friends, the gift shop owner included, reported a mummy and an assortment of armor.
Among the turgid wheats there is a frequent tendency in the spike to branch or become compound - a tendency which is manifested to a less degree in other forms. The Egyptian, or so-called "mummy" wheat is of this character, the lower part of the spike branching out into several subdivisions.
Anubis was believed to have been the embalmer of Osiris: the mummy of Osiris, or of the deceased, on a bier, tended by this god, is a very common subject on funerary tablets of the late periods.
His mummy, found in the cachette at Deir el Bahri, is said to be that of a very old man.
Owing to its durability the wood was employed for mummy cases, and images of the gods; .....
"My darling Mummy!" she repeated, straining all the power of her love to find some way of taking on herself the excess of grief that crushed her mother.
Mummy, my precious!... she whispered incessantly, kissing her head, her hands, her face, and feeling her own irrepressible and streaming tears tickling her nose and cheeks.
Darling Mummy, how I love you!
The operations in connection with the mummy grow more and more elaborate towards the end of the Pharaonic period:
The mummy thus prepared was then laid on its side like a sleeper, the head supported by a head-rest, in a sarcophagus of wood or stone.
there is no warrant for the popular notion that genuine "mummy wheat" will germinate; on the other hand some seeds lose vitality in little more than a year.
This mysterious language, despite the existence of more than 6000 inscriptions, and the publication in 1892 of a book written in the language and handed down to us by the accident of its use to pack an Egyptian mummy, remains as obscure as ever, but apparently it underwent very great phonetic changes at an early period, so that the voiced mutes B, D, G disappeared.
___________ MUMMY, &c.
The spirit is supposed not to leave the body immediately, and a corpse is either buried for a time, and then disinterred and the bones cleaned and deposited in or near the deceased's dwelling or in some distant cave; or the body is exposed on a platform or dried over a fire, and the mummy kept for a few years.
Mountain Rescue had him on a litter, all wrapped up like an Egyptian mummy.
Some report that the Titanic carried a cursed mummy.
mummy's drawn us this great picture of how a baby grows in its mommy's tummy.
mummy is very good at shouting mommy and Daddy, a reasonable bye bye and ook.
mummy most prized possession is the almost perfectly preserved mommy of Queen Tera.
mummy final number saw a change of pace for Ã¢IÃ¢m not playing mommy in your fantasy.
mummy said; Quote: ' ' happy babes make for a happy mommy ' ' may I add.. .
mummy ancient crafts of mommy wrapping and cartonnage making were among the special activities demonstrated by experts with hands-on opportunities for visitors.
mummy wood had Egyptian writing on it like the mommy cases.
This led further to the medicinal use of fragments of the mummies themselves; and, finally, the starting-point was lost sight of, so that the dried or prepared flesh of criminals became one of the standard forms of mummy in the pharmacopoeia.
There is little sign of the existence of gout or of syphilitic diseases until late times (see MUMMY).
So too the bull of Apis frol dack animal with white spots) was during its lifetime regarded tra(reincarnation of Ptah, the local god of Memphis, and similarly not Mnevis and Bacis bulls were accounted to be the living in s Es of Etom of Heliopolis and of Re of Hermonthis respec- cen ly; these latter cults are certainly secondary, for Ptah of 1 iself was never, either early or late, depicted otherwise than 0th iuman form, as a mummy or as a dwarf; and Etom and Re Hoi but different names of the sun-god.
Nevertheless, we will not forget that some Egyptian wheat was handed down to us by a mummy.
These representations can take many different forms, from statues of mummies to reliefs and paintings of mummies and mummification process to sarcophagus statues that open up to reveal a mummy resting inside.
James Bond's Daniel Craig wed The Mummy's Rachel Weisz in an intimiate ceremony in upstate New York on June 22, 2011.
In 2001, Johnson landed the supporting role in The Mummy Returns as the Scorpion King and later, a leading role in the follow up film The Scorpion King.
The Mummy Returns earned $433 million and The Scorpion King, while not as successful, still earned a respectable $165 million worldwide.
At 10,000-year-old sites in Tanzoumaitak, Algeria, tattooing instruments used for puncturing the skin were found with the female tattooed mummy of Tassili N'Ajje.
In 1991, Ötzi, a Stone Age male mummy, was found in the Ötztal Alps, bordering Austria and Italy.
This mummy had numerous tattoos, which were hypothesized as being used for medicinal cures, spiritual ceremonies, or indicating social status.
Ukok priestess mummy, nicknamed the Siberian Ice Maiden, was found on the steppes of eastern Russia.
"A Mummy Unearthed from the Pastures of Heaven."
Discovering the Iceman: What Was It Like to Find a 5,300-Year-Old Mummy?
Whether you plan on dressing up as a zombie, vampire, mummy or a monster, there is a scary lens for you.
You can see that lovable ogre Shrek in 4-D, be chased by the fearful Mummy in Revenge of the Mummy or get scared in Universal's House of Horror which was voted one of America's best haunted attractions by Hauntworld Magazine.
You'll have to use ground pound attacks to defeat the mummy.
The goal is to figure out how to get the mummy out of the tomb.
Barrel sleeping bags-the best choice for warmer climates, these tend to be a little roomier than mummy bags.
Mummy sleeping bags-these tend to be warmer because they are more "fitted" and have less air space than a barrel sleeping bag.
Mummy sleeping bags are also more compact and lighter to carry which is a big plus if your child carries his own pack.
Mummy style sleeping bags work well with winter camping because they are tight fitting and well insulated.
You can frequent your local costume shop if it's the right time of year, or make your own half-revived mummy get up with toilet paper and markers.
Mummy Escape- The curse of the mummy has always been a part of Egyptian folklore.
This game could focus around a group of archaeologists who have entered a pyramid and unwittingly woke up the bloodthirsty mummy!
The dice gets rolled again, and the mummy moves.
The first one that gets out wins, and the others are just left for the mummy to take care of.
Try your hand at a game of Mummy's Curse, help the Sultan find the Queens in Sultan Solitaire or uncover cards in a game of Crazy Quilt Solitaire.
You can also be a classic mummy - wear a white shirt and pants or leggings, then use white gauze from the drugstore and wrap it around your head (leaving your eyes, nose and mouth free, of course) and as much of your body as you can.
Mummy's Favorite: Sells a lush and elegant chocolate-colored clip clutch bag.
Mummy wrapping is a great game for a group of active kids.
Ask teams to choose who will play mummy and who will play wrapper.
The selected mummy will lie flat on his back, while the wrapper scurries with just 2-3 minutes to wrap his partner from head to toe.
The team with the mummy who has the most wrap wins!
The following year gave us The Mummy and there were plenty of others to come and go in the ensuing years.
One of the most popular items was the mummy.
People of all ages could see a mummy close up, and even touch it for the price of admission to the funhouse.
No one knew where the mummy had originally come from, only that it had been in storage for decades.
The mummy was finally given a proper burial as a John Doe.
An American museum purchased the mummy of Amen-Ra, and were shipping it from England to the United States aboard the Titanic.
The mummy had previously brought grave misfortune upon all who owned it.
A tattooed female mummy discovered in the Egyptian city of Thebes dates back 3,000 to 4,000 years.
Haunted Mummy: This spooky Egyptian mummy is sure to give everyone a good scare.
One option is for teams of party guests to design the most creative dress out of toilet paper with one of their teammates serving as the mannequin, while another option is to simply race to wrap one teammate up as a mummy.
For the mummy wrap game, split the family into two teams.
Using several rolls of toilet paper, one person from each team is chosen to be the "mummy."
Whichever team covers up every part of its mummy first (except the eyes and nose) wins.
He's also an actor, with roles in television and Hollywood movies, including Revenge of the Mummy.
Between 1930 and 1935, Universal released Dracula (1931), The Mummy (1932), Frankenstein (1932), The Invisible Man (1933) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935).
Karloff went on to reprise his role as the monster (never mind that the movie ends with the monster's death) in Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, and House of Frankenstein, and was the Mummy in The Mummy.
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