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" ... lower orders unceremoniously buried, which was called the burial of a dog : when interred, the body was not laid out straight or horizontal, but placed in a sitting posture, with the knees elevated, the face pressed down between the knees, the hands... "
Tales of Travel, etc - Página 126
por F. B. MILLER - 1833 - 198 páginas
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The Last Act: Being the Funeral Rites of Nations and Individuals

1876 - 404 páginas
...but all others were buried. When about to be interred, the corpse was placed in a sitting posture, with the knees elevated, the face pressed down between...fastened under the legs, and the whole body tied with a cord. The interment usually took place on the day the person deceased, or the day following. During...
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What the World Believes: The False and the True, Embracing the People of All ...

George Jotham Hagar - 1886 - 706 páginas
...but all ott ers were buried. When about to be interred, the corpse was placed in a sitting posture, with the knees elevated, the face pressed down between...fastened under the legs, and the whole body tied with a cord. The interment usually took place on the day the person died, or that following. During the...
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A Vindication of Trine Immersion as the Apostolic Form of Christian Baptism

James Quinter - 1886 - 369 páginas
...— Page 134. Polynesians. "When about to be interred, the corpse was placed in a sitting posture, with the knees elevated, the face pressed down between...fastened under the legs, and the whole body tied with a cord." — Page 695. Now as there is no uniformity among the nations in regard to burial customs,...
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The Making of Religion

Andrew Lang - 1898 - 380 páginas
...102. - Major Swan, 1791, official letter on the Creek Indians, Schooloraft, r270. 1 Crantz, p. 237. and the whole body tied with cord or cinet, wound repeatedly round.' 1 The binding may originally have been meant to keep the corpse, or ghost, from 'walking.' I do not...
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Archiv für Anthropologie, Völkerforschung und kolonialen Kulturwandel, Volumen34

1907
...regelrechte Hocker. The body was not laid out straight or horizontal, but placed in a sitting posture, with the knees elevated, the face pressed down between...under the legs and the whole body tied with cord or einet wouud repeatedly round. It was then covered over and deposited not very deep in the earth. Die...
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Early Sociology of Religion, Volumen4

Turner B S Staff - 2004 - 384 páginas
...102. * Major Swan, 1791, official letter on the Crook Indiana, Hohonloraft, v 270. ' Crantz, p. 237. and the whole body tied with cord or cinet, wound repeatedly round.'' The binding may originally have been meant to keep the corpse, or ghost, from ' walking.' I do not...
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