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 must all have been mummified on the spot.
As the bodies were mummified and unfit for bacteriologic examination they were burned.
Can you imagine the whole creation stopped, benumbed, mummified?
South Americans mummified their dead, and cremation was not unknown.
I wonder if it could have been lifted from that table: or if it was mummified on to it!
She drew up her mummified face within two inches of the girl's own.