Having deposited it in an iron coffin—the same for everyone—they carry it to the dakhma.
When this point has been reached, the dakhma should be levelled.
The kinspeople follow the corpse in silence to within ninety paces of the dakhma.
As soon as the ceremony was over, we were led into another building, where a model of the dakhma was to be seen.
Great care is taken at the erection of a dakhma that the rain-water can run off from the bier of the corpse.