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v. mum·mi·fied, mum·mi·fy·ing, mum·mi·fies
1. To make into a mummy by embalming and drying.
2. To cause to shrivel and dry up.
To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.

mum′mi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.


(Archaeology) preserved as a mummy
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In the one case a man lies dead-alive four genera- tions -- mummified in ignorance and sloth -- and that qualifies him to command live people, and take their weal and woe into his impotent hands; and in the other case, a man lies bedded with death and worms four generations, and that qualifies him for office in the celestial camp.
As I approached it I saw that it was the dead and mummified remains of a little old woman with long black hair, and the thing it leaned over was a small charcoal burner upon which rested a round copper vessel containing a small quantity of greenish powder.
The figures were scarce a foot in height and but for their diminutive proportions might have been the mummified bodies of once living men.
Microscopic bone studies indicate that bodies buried at sites throughout Britain were intentionally mummified during the Bronze Age, between about 4,200 and 2,750 years ago, say bioarchaeologist Thomas Booth of the Natural History Museum in London and colleagues.
But this mummified cat was spotted in a skip in Cardiff.
VyYANA (CyHAN)- The mummified body of a child is among a group of indigenous Maori human remains to return to New Zealand from Europe after being taking more than a century ago, the national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, said Thursday.
X-rays can also reveal details such as how old the animal was; how it died (often very young as the animals were bred to be mummified as votive offerings); how it was mummified, and so on.
ISLAMABAD -- Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200year mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still 'alive' because he is in a deep meditative trance.
The scientists discovered mummified remains of at least 50 people in the center chamber and in three side chambers.
A woman from Pontiac, Michigan was found mummified in the back of her car where her body clothed in winter jacket sat for several years.
Contract awarded for The cncr requested professional services for graphic design and content management for the development of a technical brief on preservation and handling of mummified bodies, to the laboratory of archaeology.
The mummified body part belonging to the monarch - who was also James II of England - was on show in Pinkie House, at Loretto School, Edinburgh, as part of celebrations for the anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans.