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Mummy

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Revealing the Face of a 1,600-Year-Old Mummy | National Geographic

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The Mummy (2017) - The Mummy Escapes Scene (7/10) | Movieclips

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Egypt Opens Ancient Coffins To Find Perfectly Preserved Mummies | NBC Nightly News

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The Mummy (1/10) Movie CLIP - The Pharaoh is Killed (1999) HD

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The Mummification Process

A mummy is a dead human or an animal whose skin and organs have been preserved by either intentional or accidental exposure to chemicals, extreme cold, very low humidity, or lack of air, so that the recovered body does not decay further if kept in cool and dry conditions. Some authorities restrict the use of the term to bodies deliberately embalmed with chemicals, but the use of the word to cover accidentally desiccated bodies goes back to at least 1615 AD.
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    • Types 

    • Etymology and meaning 

    • History of mummy studies 

    • Egyptian mummies 

    • Mummification in other cultures 

    • Self-mummification 

    • Modern mummies 

    • Treatment of ancient mummies in modern times