R4E130204 – Mummies by Douglas Jacoby 15:53
Scriptures referred to: Genesis 50:26, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, 1 Corinthians 15:35-52, Philippians 3:20
- Mummiya = Arabic for tar, bitumen (from blackened appearance of many mummies). Technically a misnomer.
- Shabti figures — miniature statues of workmen intended to substitute for the deceased in the event he is called up for work duty in the afterlife.