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" At the expiration of the seventy days they wash the corpse, and wrap the whole body in bandages of flaxen cloth, smearing it with gum, which the Egyptians commonly use instead of glue. After this the relations, having taken the body back again, make a... "
The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology - Page 172
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1894 - 404 pages
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the mummy

...After this the relations, having taken the body back again, make a wooden case in the shape of a man, and having made it, they enclose the body ; and thus,...having fastened it up, they store it in a sepulchral chamber,1 setting it upright against the wall. In this manner they prepare the bodies that are embalmed...
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