How to use Embalming in a sentence
The process of embalming seems to have varied.
To begin with, he was the god of the dead, of the cemetery, of all supplies for the dead, and therefore of embalming when that became customary.
Embalming seems not to have been universal, and bodies were often simply hidden in caves or buried.
The Ancient Egyptians used thyme for embalming their dead.
Outside Egypt mummification was practised amongst the ancient Peruvians, who took advantage of the desiccating atmosphere and salt soil of their caves for preserving the dead in good condition without any embalming process.Advertisement
The dissection of the human body, of which some doubtful traces or hints only are found in Greek times, was assiduously carried out, being favoured or even suggested perhaps by the Egyptian custom of disembowelling and embalming the bodies of the dead.
The work of embalming was reserved for a special class, women for female corpses, men for male.
It was not until the New Kingdom that the processes of embalming reached a high degree of elaboration.
Their stricter leaders, however, objected to a custom which so easily led to the worship of relics and the continuance of pagan observances; and with the advent of Islam embalming fell into disuse.
The Egyptians were experts at embalming using aromatics to help preserve flesh.Advertisement
I was just wondering how many minutes or hours it takes a mortician to perform the embalming process?
These conditions have been specially studied and applied in connexion with the preserving of food (see Food Preservation) and in the ancient practice of embalming the dead, which is the earliest illustration of the systematic use of antiseptics (see Embalming).
They undressed the body and laid it on a wooden table called an embalming table.
Twenty, filtered menthol cigarettes, jam packed with nicotine, tar, embalming fluid, and couple hundred more flavorful low-dosed toxic deadly poisons.
Embalming is not a required service in most cases, and funeral homes cannot force clients to choose embalming in an effort to make a higher profit.Advertisement
The bodies were interred wrapped in linen cloths, or swathed in bands, and were frequently preserved by embalming.
As regards the origin of the domesticated cats of western Europe, it is well known that the ancient Egyptians were in the habit of domesticating (at least in some degree) the Egyptian race of the African wild cat (Felis ocreata maniculata), and also of embalming its remains, of which vast numbers have been found in tombs at Beni Hasan and elsewhere in Egypt.
The practice of embalming was not in use at this time and modern medicine left much to the imagination.