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an act of placing a body in a grave or tomb

Synonyms for inhumation

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

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For radiocarbon dating, 15 samples of human bone were selected, to encompass all three graves, different age groups, and both inhumations and cremations.
Most Ship Rock burials are older than those from Kagamil, but the Ship Rock collection contains no remains as old as the oldest Chaluka midden inhumations (Fig.
Dans certains cas, il est aussi possible que les corps non incineres representent des inhumations temporaires (Fox 1983: 11), dont la suite du traitement ne fut pas realisee pour diverses raisons.
As noted in previous studies, there are several instances of primary inhumations at Catalhoyuk missing crania and mandibles and, in at least one instance, bearing cut marks on the atlas (C1) vertebra (Andrews et al.
Although there is evidence of inhumations in both necropolises, cremation is the most common burial ritual for 'plain' cemeteries (Lazarich 1985; Torres 1999: 70-71, 82).
According to Jonuks, this change in the religious world view is manifested in the Estonian archaeological record by the emergence of new grave types, the end of rituals conducted with bones of the dead, the spread of inhumation burials, an increased frequency in placing cremated bones as clusters instead of scattering, and the emergence of grave hoards.
36) A particularly important function of the confraternity was the assurance of burials within the monastery, although there were no fixed dedicated spaces for such inhumations.
Coverage comprises an introduction, catalogues, and specialist reports followed by analysis and discussion of the context of Mucking, the plan and the burial population, the inhumations, the creation burials, and chronological, cultural and social analysis.
In the last few years, the more recent inhumations have also been re-dated to between 10 735 [+ or -] 55 bp (OxA-11003) and 9925 [+ or -] 50 bp (OXA-10999) (Formicola et al.
En 1853, la Ville de Montreal interdit les inhumations a l'interieur de ses limites car les episodes repetes de cholera font craindre les pires epidemies.
Important parts of his theory were the ideas that, differently than in the case of Germanic Tracht, Slavic bow fibulae were worn singly, rather than in pairs, and that they were more likely to be found in association with cremations, the supposedly standard burial rite of the early Slavs, than with inhumations.
In a report based on interim accounts of the excavator at Wasperton, Philip Wise of the Warwickshire Museum (the explorations were conducted by Birmingham University Field Archaeology Unit on behalf of the Museum) records that the site produced twenty-five cremations, mostly in urns, and 182 inhumations.
The present author based his interpretation of these figures as burials, on similar cases documented in the schematic rock art of the Iberian Peninsula, traditionally considered as representations of prehistoric inhumations (Acosta, 1968; Caballero, 1983).