Mummification?

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Mummification means to make into a mummy by embalming and drying. Mummification is used especially in Egypt for dead bodies. Presently, the oldest discovered mummified human corpse was a decapitated head dated as 6,000 years old that was found in 1936.
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mum·mi·fy
[muhm-uh-fahy]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [MUM·MI·FIED, MUM·MI·FY·ING.]
1.
to make (a dead body) into a mummy, as by embalming and drying.
2.
to make (something) resemble a mummy; dry or shrivel up: The dead lizard was mummified by the hot desert air.
3.
to preserve (an idea, institution, custom, etc.) that may have outlived its usefulness or relevance: Those mummified customs have no place in society today.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [MUM·MI·FIED, MUM·MI·FY·ING.]
4.
to dry or shrivel up.
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