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Making a mummy costume for Halloween can be hilarious.  However, if you want it to truly be a unique and authentic mummy costume, here are some ideas you can try.

There are several ways you can make the costume.  Using strips from a white sheet and wrapping the mummy with them is one idea.  You can adhere them using white medical tape.   Leave the eyes, nose, and mouth uncovered, but use a light brown powder to cover the areas of skin exposed.  You can use eyeliner to add under the eyes, like the Egyptians.

Another method you can use is to have your child wear a white body suit and leotards.  Then add the strips of a white sheet and hold them in place with the medical tape.  But if you want to add authenticity, you can cut the strips from the sheet the night before and soak them in brewed tea.  This will give the entire mummy look an aged appearance.  In addition, you may want to fray some of the strips so that the mummy will look quite old as well.

In addition, if you have ever seen any of the Discovery Channel programs on recent mummy finds in Egypt, you will notice that while most of the mummies are covered, there are portions of their bodies which are exposed.

Well, you can take some brown magic marker and outline a few ribs, or the upper and bottom row of teeth.  In addition, you can use black magic marker to give the appearance that certain body parts are missing, giving the illusion there are holes in the body.

Mummies have been around for thousands of years, and making a homemade mummy costume can be as unique and authentic to the real mummies found today.  The main thing is to have a great time creating it.

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