Explore Funeral, Skeletons, and more!

Explore related topics

Skull pieces

A cave in Brazil bears ancient skeletons that were mutilated, defleshed and burnt as part of extensive funeral rituals.

Mourners bid farewell to slain NAACP official Medgar Evers at his funeral, Jackson, Miss., June 15, 1963.

Behind the Picture: Medgar Evers' Funeral, June 1963

Mourners bid farewell to slain NAACP official Medgar Evers at his funeral, Jackson, Miss., June 15, 1963.

The Music Kept Them Alive And Killed Them!  THEY DIED BEFORE 40 (93 minutes) - a new jazz film to make history  View The Trailer  Which jazz musicians funeral attracted 10000 mourners and an 80-car funeral procession?  Which African American musician was forced to play at the other end of the recording studio with white musicians?  The website for the film has40Hot Points and more(http://jazzdeaths.weebly.com).  More than two dozen gifted jazz artists died before reaching the age of 40. Most…

The Music Kept Them Alive And Killed Them! THEY DIED BEFORE 40 (93 minutes) - a new jazz film to make history View The Trailer Which jazz musicians funeral attracted 10000 mourners and an 80-car funeral procession? Which African American musician was forced to play at the other end of the recording studio with white musicians? The website for the film has40Hot Points and more(http://jazzdeaths.weebly.com). More than two dozen gifted jazz artists died before reaching the age of 40. Most…

Ridiculous History: London Had a Train for the Dead

What was the London Necropolis Railway? Learn more about the Brookwood Cemetery and the funeral train station in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

"Medgar Evers widow and son, LIFE 1963." Medgar Evers was a civil rights activist with Dr. Martin Luther King,who was murdered in 1963. Mrs. Evers spoke at President Obama's inauguration today January 20th, 2013.Biddy Craft

Myrlie Evers comforts her son, Darrell Kenyatta Evers, at the funeral of murdered civil-rights activist Medgar Evers, June (Photo by John Loengard;

A male corpse is wrapped in linen and entombed while a funeral cortège proceeds into a church in the background, early 1600s.

The Worst Freelance Gig in History Was Being the Village Sin Eater

The Worst Paid Freelance Gig in History Was Being the Village Sin Eater Sin eaters risked their souls to soak up the sins of the dead.

Photograph of Mourners Waiting in Line to Enter the North Door of State House, May 3-4, 1865

The Chubachus Library of Photographic History: Mourners in Line to See Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield, Illinois

Mourning Ribbon for Abraham Lincoln, 1865.  Cornell

Lincoln "A Nation Mourns For An Honest Man" Memorial Ribbon, 1865 Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Co.

In the first half of the 20th century, some hearses featured extensive, elaborate woodwork.

The Curious Afterlives of Hearses

In the first half of the 20th century, some hearses featured extensive, elaborate woodwork.

a photo of a wax effigy of William III with ermine robes and long wig

Secrets of the funeral effigies of Westminster Abbey

'By funeral practice, this is without a doubt Krotovo culture.' Pictures: Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS

Unique 5,000 Year Old Figurine with Feather Headdress Found in Old Potato Field

The finds were made on a pre-historic burial site close to the east bank of the Ob River in Novosibirsk.

Pennsylvania Rail Road - Schedule for Funeral Train From Harrisburg to Philadelphia: "Schedule for Special Train, With the Remains of President Lincoln" lists the scheduled stops of the funeral train that carried the President's body from Harrisburg to Philadelphia on April 22, 1865.

Pennsylvania Rail Road - Schedule for Funeral Train From Harrisburg to Philadelphia

In ancient Rome during funerals, a person called an Archimime would walk behind the deceased and imitate the person as if they were still alive

In ancient Rome during funerals, a person called an Archimime would walk behind the deceased and imitate the person as if they were still alive

The funeral customs in Ancient Rome played a pivotal role in Roman life. Despite the introduction of Christianity, many pre-Christian burial customs and pr

Pinterest
Search