Dil is the Master Embalmer at the Palace of Djelibeybi, working with his appentice Gern when we meet him in Pyramids. 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.
The name is a simple reference to Dill Pickle - i.e. to pickle is to embalm.