Mummy of Queen Nodjmet
Queen Nodjmet’s mummy was found in the at Deir el-Bahari cache (DB320). The mummy had been given artificial eyes, made of white and black stones. The eyebrows are real hair and she wears a wig. Her body and parts of her face were colored to give her a more lively appearance. The body was filled with sawdust and her hands are set by her sides.
Between the layers of her wrappings, a heart scarab and four small figurines of the Four Sons of Horus were found. The embalming wound, as well as her eyes, nose, mouth and ears were covered by wax.
Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1069-945 BC.
Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 26215