Different materials were used to plug the eye sockets. The eyeballswere often
pushed into eye socket and covered with linen pads.Sometimes eyes were.
Mummification tells the world several things about the Ancient Egyptians. Firstly,
it shows that they believed in an after life of sorts. They believed that the human ...
Feb 8, 2007 ... http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/nmnh/mummies.htm (from the Smithsonian) ... The
material used to plug the eye sockets. linen 10. Magical ...
What was used to stuff the nostrils in the mummification process? January 7 ...
What material was used to plug the eye sockets during mummification process?
ancient egypt: Mummification - the embalmers and their art. ... The eye sockets
have been stopped and the mouth cavity has been filled with resin. ... Bees wax
was used at times to plug orifices, the ears, eyes, nostrils, and the mouth. ... the
eyeballs were at times replaced with pieces of cloth, stone or other materials.
In the mummification process, the natron was used to basically salt and preserve
.... but there have been small onions found in the eye sockets to make it appear
those ... They would try to insert other packing materials within the body cavity, ...
plete, the anal plug was removed and the lique- fied stomach ... fying unknown
materials used with mummies. Most analyses .... mouth, eyes and ears (Ikram
and Dodson,. 1998). ...... in his eye sockets and his ears, and a piece of onion
material and the embalmer placed amulets between the layers of cloth. ... U.S.,
used linen from mummies to make BROWN WRAPPING PAPER sold to food
retailers. ... (Some embalmers preferred to pull the brain out through an eye
socket, ... of days, a wax plug was removed, the oil was released, and the
liquidated entrails ...
Aug 22, 2011 ... Also, natural material such as grass could be used to surround the .... to the
cranial cavity either through the base of the skull or an eye socket.
Feel free to use material from the Theban Royal Mummy Project website. ... Ikram
and Dodson state that the mummy's eye-sockets had been packed with cloth, ...
They do not say whether this cloth had been painted to resemble open eyes ....
One new feature was the ball of resin used to plug up the anus of Ramesses IV.