Trivah

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Trivah

Among the Dayaks of Borneo, the trivah, or feast of the dead, was celebrated after a death had taken place. A panel containing a representation of the tempon-teloris (ship of the dead) was generally set up at the trivah, and sacrifices of fowls were offered to it. It was believed that until the trivah had been celebrated, the souls were unable to reach the golden shores.

(See also Book of the Dead ; Egypt )

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