Originally the winding cloth of the Egyptian mummified dead.
Jules Janin mummified her when she died in 1866, at the age of eighty.
I have already told you that the dry sand had, as it were, mummified the body.
When they are mummified, it is merely owing to the preservative action of the salt in the soil, not to any process of embalming.
To judge from my own sensations, they ...