mummification was, as has been said, probably an invention of the Osirian cult.
Professor Garstang did not recognize that mummification had been attempted.
The most remarkable fact was the entire absence of mummification, at least, of any effective kind.
His skin was dark though its color might have been affected by mummification.
mummification was extensively practised even among Christians, and amulets were buried in their coffins.
The first service was that of mummification, which necessitated numbers of workers for its accomplishment.
This fact certainly agrees badly with the idea just expressed of the absence of mummification.
After the latter moved north, they found that the bodies of their dead decayed, and the practice of mummification was introduced.
The decoration of the coffin and the manner of mummification of the body were both similar to 1.
At a later period every provincial temple was provided with an establishment for the purpose of mummification.
mummification mum·mi·fi·ca·tion (mŭm'ə-fĭ-kā'shən)
The shrivelling of a dead and retained fetus.