cartonage

cartonage

(ˈkɑːtənɪdʒ)
n
the material from which many Egyptian mummy masks and coffins were made, consisting of linen or papyrus held together with glue
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The mummy, found two months ago, was covered from head to toe in brightly coloured cartonage burial material depicting a range of graphic scenes, including the Goddess Maat of balance and truth who was shown with outstretched arms that took the shape of feathered wings.
Archaelogists were astonished to find entire families buried together, some wrapped in plain or plaster-coated linen called cartonage and painted with scenes of ancient Egyptian gods.
UK-based Cartonage Ltd were given a brief by Asda to develop a pack for their Chicken Pieces.
For making this new pack, Cartonage chose to use AssiDoman's kraftboard Frovi Light which was chosen because of its stiffness, strength properties and moisture resistance.
21) The papyrological evidence from the mummy cartonage from Abusir el Malak also mentions a number of Jews and Greeks.