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Hospitality for the dead?

Maclaren, Andrew C. and Gillies, Nikki (2010) Hospitality for the dead? Hospitality Review, 12 (2). pp. 33-38. ISSN 1464-9101

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Abstract

This paper asks whether the ancient Egyptian cult of care for the dead was a form of hospitality. In an analysis of textual and archaeological research, it appears as if the dead were considerably better looked after than in some contemporary hotels.