Garner also showed that, if necessary, natron could be successfully re-used provided that it did not contain a high proportion of common salt. Somewhat similar experiments have been made employing human material and artificial mixtures of natron ... closely to those seen in Egyptian mummies and defatting of the tissues is superior to that produced by fluid natron. ... Although finger nails are less firmly attached than toe nails and finger skin is more delicate than that of toes there is noanbsp;...
|Title||:||Science in Egyptology|
|Author||:||Ann Rosalie David|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1986-01-01|