Saturday, 8 December 2012
Replace the blanks with the correct answers.
After 35 days, the body had been completely dried out. _________ and oils were rubbed over the skin to make it soft again. The body was then stuffed with chaff, ____ or sawdust. The next step was the wrapping.
The ______ of the body would each be wrapped separately at first. Many _______would be placed within the wrappings to protect the _______ in the afterlife. First, the individual parts of the body were ________. Then, the body was completely wrapped from head to toe in many layers using strips of ______________. It took ________days to fully wrap the body in linen bandages.