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What is the substance that is used to stuff the nostil in Egypt????????

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  1. natron?

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  2. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. There are many sites online referring to mummies and here are a few interesting ones:

    1. http://www.mummytombs.com/egypt/insides.htm

    2. http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/mummification.htm

    3. http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00194/mummies.htm

    Sra

    P.S. In case you didn't look up the one-word clue from Ms Sue:

    Main Entry: naยทtron
    Pronunciation: 'nA-"trรคn, -tr&n
    Function: noun
    Etymology: French, from Spanish natrรณn, from Arabic natr'un, from Greek nitron
    Date: 1684
    : a hydrous native sodium carbonate used in ancient times in embalming, in ceramic pastes, and as a cleansing agent

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