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Asked in Ancient Egypt
When the Egyptians built the pyramid were they trying to impress people?
Actually they did not build the pyramids to impress people. The purpose of the pyramids was to protect the bodies (and funeral goods) of the Pharaohs and other important people who were buried inside them. The ancient Egyptians had rather extreme funeral customs. The fact that pyramids are impressive is purely coincidental to their actual function. ...
Asked in Illinois
Where is the Museums Of Funeral Customs in Springfield Illinois located?
The address of the Museums Of Funeral Customs is: 215 South Grand Ave W, Springfield, IL 62704-3838 ...
Asked in Greece, Ancient Greece
Were feasts held near gravestones in ancient Greece?
Hello. Greek customs include having a funeral feast. In present time, the feast is usually held in a home; however, in ancient days the Greeks actually did hold the funeral feast at the grave site and the deceased was said to be present at the feast. ...
Asked in Magic and Illusions, Witchcraft
What types of charms or spells were in the book of the dead?
The Egyptian Book of the Dead was part of the funeral rituals of the ancient Egyptians. For more information see the related link below. ...
Asked in Ancient Egypt, Egyptian Mythology
Why is neith the goddess important in ancient egyptians?
Neith was goddess of war, impartiality, mummification wrappings, the funeral bier. It is a possibility that from Neith came the Greek goddess Athena. ...
Asked in Roman Empire, Ancient Rome
What happened if a plebeian died in ancient rome?
If a plebeian died in ancient Rome he had a funeral and was buried just like everyone else. If a plebeian died in ancient Rome he had a funeral and was buried just like everyone else. If a plebeian died in ancient Rome he had a funeral and was buried just like everyone else. If a plebeian died in ancient Rome he had a funeral and was buried just like everyone else. If a plebeian died in ancient Rome he had a funeral...
Were there funeral dinners after the burial in Ancient Egypt?
the burial? there was more than one burial in ancient egypt, and there were some funeral dinners depending on who was buried ...
Asked in Ancient History, Roman Empire, Ancient Rome
What happened if a patrician died in ancient Rome?
If a patrician ( or anyone) died in ancient Rome he or she had a funeral and was either buried or cremated, depending on the custom of the times. If they were famous or had famous relatives their funeral would be more elaborate and a funeral oration was given and often a funeral banquet was provided. ...