5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- communion with the dead
- priest (physician or Kher-heb)
- First procedure of Egyptian embalming
- a the placement of a cup of wine in the coffin beside the body from which everyone drank as they passed the coffin was done as a final tribute to the dead. practiced in IRELAND AND SCOTLAND
- b had total control of the embalming procedure. Considered the most prominent.
- c today, a vehicle specially designed to trasport casketed remains; derived from French word, herse; originally a stationary framework of wood to hold candles and decorations placed on the coffin; forerunner was a bier; hearse and bier were used interchangeably until mid 19th century; a funeral coach
- d The most expensive procedure of embalming in Ancient Egypt. Utilized for nobility and the very wealthy. Only about 2% of the population utilized this method.
- e civilization credited with the introduction of cremation
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the first Christrian emperor/Ruler; ROMAN
- to disembowl or remove organs
- culture known to have skinned the bodies of the deceased as part of the preparation procedure
- introduced a gasoline powered hearse
- cloth treated with wax or a similar substance, esp. one used formerly to wrap a dead person for buria or a wax treated shroud.
5 True/False Questions
funeral customs → : Patented in 1848 as form-fitting, air-tight metallic coffin designed to improve ability to preserve the body; also had a glass plate to allow for viewing the face. Anthropoidal in shape. In 1852 M.H. Crane and J.R. Barnes acquired the manufacturing rights from Fisk.
hades → hell; devided into FOUR regions
valhalla → the place the Scandinavians referred to as the Land of the Dead.
burial case → created in 1800's London by the "poor" people as a means to afford funerals; costs were shared by others via weekly collections; were the forerunners of industrial insurance.
cortege → funeral procession