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Mesopotamia
In Mesopotamia they buried their dead, but they
did not try to preserve the bodies.
Grave markers above ground...
Mesopotamia
People were buried
beneath their houses or
in a grave yard.
Normally they were
buried in stone or a
coffin. Th...
Egypt
In Egypt they believed that when someone died their
spirit was permanently with the body. So they
preserved the body...
Some mummies were put in museums by
archeologists, and some were destroyed for
medical purposes.
Egypt
Egypt
The average life span was 40 years long.
The mummification was only for people who
could pay for it.
Most mummies we...
Canada
When someone dies they can be cremated or
buried in a grave.
The graves usually has a cross or a plank with
their n...
Canada
In Canada over 60% of
people get cremated.
People get cremated
because its
cheaper, cultural, and
because its more
...
Greece
Proper burials and rituals are important for the
body to go into the afterlife.
If the ritual was not properly comp...
In Greece the afterlife was known as Hades. It was a dark place
where souls goes after death.
Greece
Bibliography
The After-Life In Ancient Greece. Ancient History Encyclopidea, n.d. Web. 11 May 2014.
http://www.ancient.eu....
Bibliography
Egyptian Mummy in Coffin." Egyptian Mummies. Smithsonian, n.d. Web. 8 May 2014.
http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedi...
Bibliography
"Mummy in a Casket." Mummy in a Casket. Picture of..., n.d. Web. 5 May 2014.
http://www.picturesof.net/pages/...
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  1. 1. Mesopotamia In Mesopotamia they buried their dead, but they did not try to preserve the bodies. Grave markers above ground were rare. Cremation was also rare because that involved building a big fire in a place with not much wood, so it would cost a lot.
  2. 2. Mesopotamia People were buried beneath their houses or in a grave yard. Normally they were buried in stone or a coffin. The most often was 1-2 stone pots.
  3. 3. Egypt In Egypt they believed that when someone died their spirit was permanently with the body. So they preserved the body. In Egypt because of the sand, air, and climate the bodies could be preserved. They did this by burying the bodies shallow pits in the sand to dry.
  4. 4. Some mummies were put in museums by archeologists, and some were destroyed for medical purposes. Egypt
  5. 5. Egypt The average life span was 40 years long. The mummification was only for people who could pay for it. Most mummies were made for people in higher classes, because they could pay for it. At least 70 million mummies were made in 3,000 years.
  6. 6. Canada When someone dies they can be cremated or buried in a grave. The graves usually has a cross or a plank with their name on it. There is usually a funeral or a celebration of life.
  7. 7. Canada In Canada over 60% of people get cremated. People get cremated because its cheaper, cultural, and because its more environmentally friendly.
  8. 8. Greece Proper burials and rituals are important for the body to go into the afterlife. If the ritual was not properly completed they believe the body would suffer between worlds.
  9. 9. In Greece the afterlife was known as Hades. It was a dark place where souls goes after death. Greece
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