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Careers in Funeral Service
From the days of Anubis in Egypt to the current day in the United States, the care and preservation of the body through the mortuary arts and sciences has dramatically changed. The evolution through different centuries to the practice for funeralization also emphasizes different purposes. The Egyptians practiced their craft for religious reasons. The movement through Europe during the Renaissance was for the advancement of science. During the early 1800’s in England the practice was now moving toward preservation of the body for funeral and burial services. The Civil War and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln gave Americans the knowledge about this new practice that allowed them to see their loved even if they died some distance away from home.
There are resources available regarding the practice of the mortuary arts and sciences. If you have a question regarding embalming and its related arts and science please send an e-mail and we will respond within 48 hours.
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