Compare&Contrast between Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Greece

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Six feet under Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Greek practices of preparing the dead for the next cradle of humanity are very intriguing. These two cultures differ in a number of ways yet similarities can be noted in the aspect of funerary services. In the Egyptian afterlife, The book of the Dead can provide one with vital information concerning ritual entombment practices and myths of the afterlife. “The funerary customs and beliefs of the ancient Egyptians …

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…would be protected and prepared for their many experiences “on the other side”. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography** Freeman, Charles. The Legacy of Ancient Egypt. Andromeda Oxford. New York, 1997. Budge, E.A. Wallis. The Book of the Dead. Bell Publishing Company. New York. The Ancient Greek World. University of Pennsylvania. 1 September 1996 <http://130.91.81.72/Greek_World/ Religion_death/ Death_burial.htm. Death in Ancient Egypt. University of Chicago. 1 September 1996-1999 <http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/DEPT/RA/Research_Arch.html.