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After death it was mummified and buried in a rock-tomb.
The mummified corpse as a divine thing - not the mere khat - was called the sahu (an old word meaning "noble") or ikh, which in the latter period meant a spirit or demon.
The Empty Pyramid The Great Pyramid was found containing no tomb of a great Pharoah, no mummified remains or religious paraphernalia.
Offerings of cat statuettes and mummified cats, as shown here, were presented at temples.
They are there, it is true; but they seem mummified.