Different materials were used to plug the eye sockets. The eyeball was often
pushed into the eye socket and covered with a linen pad. Sometimes eyes were ...
Feb 8, 2007 ... egypt mummification - girlygirl, Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 6:53pm. well the
heart was ... The material used to plug the eye sockets. linen 10.
In the mummification process, the natron was used to basically salt and preserve
the body. ... The nose and eyes were sometimes plugged up with cloth, but there
have been small onions found in the eye sockets to make it appear those organs
... They would try to insert other packing materials within the body cavity, to keep
Aug 22, 2011 ... Ancient Egypt: Information on Mummies and Mummification in Egypt. ... Also,
natural material such as grass could be used to surround the body, fill its .... Next
the abdominal incision was closed, the nostrils were plugged with resin ... to the
cranial cavity either through the base of the skull or an eye socket.
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
A variety of materials and substances were also used for the mummification .....
repaired the void in mummies' eye-sockets; the ears were plugged and linen ...
Oct 27, 2016 ... It's been suggested that the ones in the eye sockets were to give a realistic eye ...
Resins or waxes were also used to plug orifices to prevent moisture getting ...
Review of materials used during the mummification process – G ...
Gemstones and Materials ... Mummy labels made of wood or limestone were
often used, and were strung around the neck as a means of identification. ... The
nose, mouth, and ears were plugged with wax or linen. The eyes were pushed
down into the sockets and covered with glass, stone, ceramic, or painted linen,
You'll have to do more precise research to pin down the methods used ... The
eyeballs were often pushed into eye socket and covered with linen pads. ... The
mouth was sometimes packed with material (such as linen or even wax), and the
... One mummy's nose was even plugged with peppercorns during the 21st
Feel free to use material from the Theban Royal Mummy Project website. ... (
Although Smith is not specific concerning the kind of artificial eyes which he
found in ... and Dodson state that the mummy's eye-sockets had been packed
with cloth, .... One new feature was the ball of resin used to plug up the anus of