... infusion of drugs. Then with a sharp Ethiopian stone they make an incision in the side and take out all the bowels; and having cleansed the abdomen and rinsed it with palm-wine, they next sprinkle it with pounded perfumes. Then, having filled the... Egyptian Days - Page 103by Philip Sanford Marden - 1912 - 329 pagesFull view
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John Duns - 1863 - 624 pages
...brains through the nostrils with an iron hook, taking part of it out in this manner, the rest by the infusion of drugs. Then with a sharp Ethiopian stone...other perfumes, frankincense excepted, they sew it up ; and when they have done this, they steep it in natrum, leaving it under for seventy days ; for a...