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Dil is the Master Embalmer at the Palace of Djelibeybi in the novel Pyramids. Since an embalmer is a pickler his name is a play on "Dill Pickle". He has been working in the funeral industry for 35 years and is the Keeper of the Left Hand Door at the Guild of Embalmers and Allied Trades Natron Lodge. He hopes for advancement within the Guild to the rank of Exalted Grand Ninety Degree Variance. They have already awarded him three medals for his needlework. He has an apprentice named Gern.

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