disinterment


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Synonyms for disinterment

the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried

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THE GENESIS OF THE AMERICAN WAY OF DEATH GOES BACK o the Civil War, when enterprising individuals discovered a market for the disinterment from battlefields of deceased Union Army officers.
The latest and most invasive encroachment on the cemetery to build the 'Museum of Tolerance' involved deep excavations that resulted in the disinterment of hundreds of human bones and other important antiquities in an unscientific and disrespectful manner," said the letter.
Reports of his removal of blood from Tripoli's blood banks; his disinterment of corpses from their graves in Zawiyyah and their disappearance to disprove body counts; his harassment of civilians in Tripoli's hospitals (and their rumored executions by mercenaries) are but recent examples.
As the curator of the Viafarini exhibition, Rita Selvaggio, states in the catalogue text, "The cast of the artist's body, squeezed into these gaps, seems to emerge from the architecture, as if it had been generated by it, or looks as if it had just been buried in it for disinterment sometime in the next millennium.
Reports of similar malefic acts have started doing rounds at an alarming rate with the Nazimabad area disinterment of young girls cadavers by a necromania to save his morbid perversion being the predecessor to this mass grave desecration at hand.
Such linguistic aboutness may signify discourse rather than presentation or disinterment, but discourse implies the presence of others.
Reports of similar malefic acts have started doing rounds at an alarming rate with the Nazimabad area disinterment of young girls' cadavers by a necromania to state his morbid perversion being the predecessor to this mass grave desecration at hand.
A management plan may include disinterment or preservation in place.
And if the trial itself was not a good reason to re-tell it, then there was the extra spice of scandal, disinterment and poisoning.
The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that the disinterment process has been accompanied with military protocols and will that the body shall be re-buried accompanied with military protocol away from the eye of the mass media.
According to the report, Chile's Communist Party had requested for the disinterment of Neruda's remains as the poet was also a leftist politician and would have been a strong voice in exile against Pinochet's regime.
Aside from its historical and archaeological significance the disinterment of Abbot Samson and his colleagues illustrates many of the uncanny archaeological themes that characterised James' antiquarian ghost stories, supporting Pardoe and Nicholls' (2001: 608) claim that, "in order to fully understand the background of antiquarian knowledge which lies behind each of M.
Construction worker Ahmad Yousef, 31, who stopped to watch the disinterment, said: "This is wrong.
Among these themes are the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, burial and disinterment, the vanished lives and traditions captured in photographs and letters and the way such documents are received and interpreted.
Cemetery studies (delineation, genealogy, preservation planning, disinterment for reburial);