We have the best evidence in the skill of the Egyptians in embalming the dead.
Palm-wine was also made in Egypt, and used in the process of embalming.
The mode of embalming depended on the rank and position of the deceased.
If it's the embalming, it's a sort of embalming I've never seen before.
You weren't aware that I included the art of embalming among my accomplishments.
I found him embalming a corpse in the State bedroom one night—'
It is an account of the embalming of Inca Caxas, written by his son, who was my ancestor.
When they are mummified, it is merely owing to the preservative action of the salt in the soil, not to any process of embalming.
Now it is evident that Babylonians and Assyrians, who buried the dead at full length in chests, had some knowledge of embalming.
The old man told him it had not, because, of course, the embalming could not be complete as yet.