It is to be noted, however, that these limits apply to the living matter itself, and many of the apparent exceptions are due to cases in which the living matter is enclosed in protective wrappings capable of resisting heat and cold.
Later, the form was reproduced by elaborate external wrappings of the different parts of the body before the final swathing; later still, in the Ptolemaic age, by coarse padding with plenty of linen and pitch.
Thus the bituminous and fatty matters found about the mummies and their wrappings were employed as a sovereign remedy, particularly for wounds and contusions, and a brisk trade began in these "exudations" of mummies.
(2) The royal coffins and wrappings, which give information by the added graffiti recording their removals; (3) Royal tablets, which are of the highest value for history, as they often describe or imply historical events; (~.) Private tombs and tablets, which are in many cases biographical.
Especially in ancient Egypt the fibre occupied a most important place, linen having been there not only generally worn by all classes, but it was the only material the priestly order was permitted to wear, while it was most extensively used as wrappings for embalmed bodies and for general purposes.
gift wrappings in Japan today.
(8) Excavated tombs, of either the pit or the grotto kind, in which the dead were laid, together with various objects of use and luxury, without cremation, and in either coffins or loculi or simple wrappings.
Remove newspaper wrappings from the flowers and let them stand in the water while you make the flower arrangements.
Newspaper can double as pet crate liners, packing material or even present wrappings.
The penis sheath and its wrappings can serve as a place to store dry tinder and tobacco.
This may include hand exercises to improve movement and strength, heat and massage therapy, electrical nerve stimulation, splinting, traction, and special wrappings to control swelling.
If animals or small children are present, dispose the turkey's wrappings and innards directly into your outside receptacle rather than placing them in your indoor garbage can.
Lupah Revolution 6730: This Swiss Invicta chronograph offers understated pale blue wrappings around a durable stainless steel case.
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