Illustrated Bible History

Ancient Bible Customs - Funeral Customs

Funeral Procession Funeral Procession
Ancient funeral procession.
Ancient Jewish Funeral Ancient Jewish Funeral
Illustration of an ancient Jewish funeral.
Grave Clothes Grave Clothes
Illustration of grave=clothes, which were sometimes nothing more than an ordinary dress, or folds of linen cloth wrap around the body and a napkin about the head.
Women At Tombs Women At Tombs
During the first few weeks after the burial, women relatives paid frequent visits to the tomb.