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nursemyra has been reading about Dr. Arthur Aufderheide, an expert on mummification. He owns scores of eyes (including a pair of prehistoric Chilean eyeballs) , they are the organs that have the highest survival rate, still existing in 93% of mummies that have heads.
He also has a box of penises. These are much hardier than breasts which tend to flatten and disappear, though even the penises mostly resemble vacated butterfly cocoons now.
(Burt Lancaster’s penis. Not a cocoon.)
Another of his boxes contains mummified bowels resembling loops of sausage casings. One sample, still flexible, looks grotesquely overstuffed with something. Aufderheide says it could possibly be Chagas’ Disease which can kill you by making it impossible to defecate.
Remember Harry? He’s no longer with us but when he was alive I wonder if it would have been possible to give him a mild case of Chagas’ Disease? We could have saved a fortune in plumber’s fees and continence aids……