Perhaps one of the most curious objects among this funerary equipment was found in a large oblong box in the south-west corner of the room, under some of the shrine-shaped chests. This object, commonly known to us as a germinated figure of Osiris, or Osiris-bed, comprises a wooden frame moulded in the form of that god, hollowed out, lined with linen, filled with silt from the Nile bed, and planted with corn. This was moistened; the grain germinated, and the inanimate form became green and living, thus symbolizing the resurrection of Osiris and of the deceased. This life-size effigy was completely wrapped in linen winding-sheets and bandaged in the like manner as a mummy.
Can you say.... Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Osiris?
Speaking of great gifts, I was prowling amazon, looking at their gift ideas. They had them organized into different categories: for dad, for grandma, etc. One option was unusual gifts. My faves were the chocolate gun and the gigantic rat.