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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VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [MUM·MI·FIED, MUM·MI·FY·ING.]
to make (a dead body) into a mummy, as by embalming and drying.