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From: "Greg And Winnette" <>
Subject: [OLD-SOUTH-BURIALS] Re: Embalming History
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 16:11:40 -0500


I hope these websites will be helpful. Winnette

The History of Embalming
http://www.hilson.org/NW/Embalming.html

National Museum of Funeral History
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/TXHOUfuneral.html

Embalming human remains for burial has taken a long road to its present
state as an art that now minimizes health and environmental concerns of
burials. From the Civil War until about 1910, arsenic was the main
ingredient in the embalming fluids used widely throughout the country.
http://waterindustry.org/arsenic-3.htm

Ancient Egyptian Religion
http://www2.sptimes.com/Egypt/EgyptCredit.4.3.html


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