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What happens in an embalming?

    Embalming Answer       A Funeral Director (Embalmer) will normally make a 3 inch incision near the Clavicle. A hooked instrument will then be inserte (MORE)

How did embalming happen?

the treatment of a dead body so as to sterilize it or to protect it from decay. For practical as well as theological reasons a well-preserved body has long been a chief mortua (MORE)

If you are embalmed do you decay?

  Yes, but not nearly as quickly as if you weren't embalmed. And some embalming works better than others and can really prolong the condition of the body in a good state. (MORE)

Who invented embalming?

The ancient Egyptians embalmed the bodies of humans and sometimes  animals in preparation for burial. The embalmed bodies, called  mummies, have been preserved for millennia (MORE)

What did embalmers do?

Embalmers were mostly found in ancient Egypt. They specialized in  preserving the bodies of the dead pharaohs and great leaders of  Egypt. It is because of their skill in em (MORE)

Why get embalmed?

In egypt they would embalm their dead in a show of honor andrespect. By making the body stay intact forever, the spirit wouldlive on in the afterlife forever.
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What is the definition of embalm?

Embalming is when a person (someone who's experienced) wraps you up in a special type or tissue. It protecs the body after death. It's done by taking out organs so that whoeve (MORE)

What is the reason for embalming?

In the US, embalming became popular at the time of the Civil War. There were often embalming tents near battlefields so that the fallen could be prepared to return home. The d (MORE)