Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Eliab Myers

  • Embalming

    The practice of embalming the dead goes back at least to the ancient Egyptians, who wanted to ensure that they arrived in the afterworld in a presentable state as well as having their sarcophagi and pyramids provided with all the necessities required for that long journey. The page shown here is from The Champion Text…