How to use Mummification in a sentence
What the Egyptians really thought of mummification can only be partially guessed.
Earlier, the processes of mummification produced a skeleton merely clothed in a dry and shrunken skin.
I then read mummification [and thought both of Tammy, and also the crocodile experiment of the yorkshire group] and pyramids.
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.
This ancient ritual, known as mummification, has taken up a modern edge in high end spas throughout the world.Advertisement
The Egyptians did not stop at the mummification of the human body; sacred animals, birds, reptiles, fishes, and even insects were treated in a similar way, and the meat offerings deposited with the wealthy dead were likewise "preserved."
Outside Egypt mummification was practised amongst the ancient Peruvians, who took advantage of the desiccating atmosphere and salt soil of their caves for preserving the dead in good condition without any embalming process.
At first the luxury of mummification was reserved for the king, who was identified with Osiris and was buried with an abundance of ritual and magic words.