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How good their ink was is clear from the fact that manuscripts written in Egyptian ink centuries back are still clear and legible. The next stage in the mummification procedure involved dehydrating the body for 40 days with natron. (Natron is a mineral salt, primarily a mixture of sodium bicarbonate and sodium carbonate with small amounts of sodium chloride and sodium sulfate.) The excess body fluids were drained away and then the body cavity was stuffed with linen, sand or sawdust.

Pages: 509

Publisher: T. & T. Clark (1903)

ISBN: B00086TD22

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