• ceremonies
  • In most respects the Melville and Bathurst people are closely allied to those inhabiting the Coburg Peninsula and the country south of this along the Alligator Rivers, and the existence of these remarkable burial and mourning ceremonies on the two islands is very difficult to understand. (sacred-texts.com)
  • Jewish communities often include a burial society known as the chevra kadisha, which also covers performing the necessary Jewish funerary rituals and ceremonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Much of the recordings of burial ceremonies were from the observations of explorers, missionaries, and administrative personnel who lived amongst native peoples. (wikipedia.org)
  • These communities were part of the Dayak culture in Indonesia, and had a very structured approach to secondary burial ceremonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tibetan
  • Sky burial (Tibetan: བྱ་གཏོར་, Wylie: bya gtor, lit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The function of the sky burial is simply to dispose of the remains in as generous a way as possible (the source of the practice's Tibetan name). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tibetan sky-burials appear to have evolved from ancient practices of defleshing corpses as discovered in archeological finds in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mongolians traditionally buried their dead (sometimes with human or animal sacrifice for the wealthier chieftains) but the Tümed adopted sky burial following their conversion to Tibetan Buddhism under Altan Khan during the Ming Dynasty and other banners subsequently converted under the Manchu Qing Dynasty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Years after joining the nomads, she encounters Chinese soldiers who tell her about a Chinese doctor who received the Tibetan ritual of sky burial. (wikipedia.org)
  • mound
  • The Kurgan (mound) where the burial chamber was found is located in the eastern part of the country near the municipality of Lagodekhi. (livescience.com)
  • 0.6951 The Taplow burial is a 7th-century Anglo-Saxon burial mound in a part of a churchyard at the edge of the small riverside estate of Taplow Court, Buckinghamshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name Taplow itself is in origin that of the burial mound, from Old English Tæppas hláw "Tæppa's mound", so that the name of the unknown chief or nobleman buried in the mound would seem to have been Tæppa. (wikipedia.org)
  • bones
  • Gathering the bones, skull smashing and burial of them except arm bones. (sacred-texts.com)
  • The recovery of the limb bones also indicates that entire tortoises, not only their shells, were transported to the cave for the burial. (redorbit.com)
  • Artificial mounds and other, clearly visible, above-ground structures have been re-used since the New Stone Age (and even in later times, often by much later cultures) for burials of bodies, bones or cremated remains (in urns). (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Middle Ages a practice arose among the aristocracy that when a nobleman was killed in battle far from home, the body would be defleshed by boiling or some such other method, and his bones transported back to his estate for burial. (wikipedia.org)
  • In response, in the year 1300, Pope Boniface VIII promulgated a law which excommunicated ipso facto anyone who disembowelled bodies of the dead or boiled them to separate the flesh from the bones, for the purpose of transportation for burial in their native land. (wikipedia.org)
  • graves
  • Some more well-known examples include the megaliths from the late Funnel Beaker culture, the stringent procedures in the single burial graves of the Battle Axe culture, and the uniqueness of the Pitted Ware Culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • This practice may have been used only as a temporarily solution when death occurred far from the common burial ground with graves and markers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • Sibling Burial [Archeology]," in Children and Youth in History, Item #214, http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/items/show/214 (accessed January 20, 2018). (gmu.edu)
  • dead
  • The fetus does not have to be named, but it will receive its own burial-transit form, just like any dead body. (nationalreview.com)
  • In the light of the dogma of the resurrection of the body as well as of Jewish tradition, the burial of the mortal remains of the Christian dead has always been regarded as an act of religious import. (wikipedia.org)
  • Little is known with regard to the burial of the dead in the early Christian centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • After going to a nomad gathering, she meets an old sage, who tells her that he was the man rescued by her husband, who in doing so disrupted a sky burial ritual, shot a vulture dead, chased all the vultures away and angered the Tibetans. (wikipedia.org)
  • her family reported that they could hear her scream from inside the earth at the cemetery shortly after burial and the investigation revealed that she died of heart failure inside the coffin and found out that it was the medicines given to her by her doctors for her cancer that caused her to be declared clinically dead and buried alive. (wikipedia.org)
  • A burial tree could carry more than one dead. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 18th century, the Choctaw placed the dead on a scaffold as a first step in a burial process. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The chariots predate the introduction of domesticated horses in the area and would have been pulled by oxen, although no animal remains were found in the burial chamber. (livescience.com)
  • According to Dr. Grosman, the burial of the woman is unlike any burial found in the Natufian or the preceding Paleolithic periods. (redorbit.com)
  • An earlier burial of a baby was found at a slightly lower level in the space between them. (gmu.edu)
  • The burial was excavated in 1883 when a hoard of treasures was discovered, on a smaller scale but of similar quality to the Sutton Hoo hoard found in 1939. (wikipedia.org)
  • These practices most likely came out of practical considerations, but they could also be related to more ceremonial practices similar to the suspected sky burial evidence found at Göbekli Tepe (11,500 years before present) and Stonehenge (4,500 years BP). (wikipedia.org)
  • Death
  • Death and burial of a woman. (sacred-texts.com)
  • Special circumstances, such as an extended time between death and burial, or the transportation of remains on commercial flights (which often require unembalmed bodies to travel in expensive specialized containers), may necessitate embalming. (wikipedia.org)
  • Premature burial can lead to death through the following: asphyxiation, dehydration, starvation, or (in cold climates) hypothermia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1987
  • Sky burial Tower of Silence http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/603976/tree-burial Wood, W. Raymond and Thomas D. Thiessen (1987): Early Fur Trade on the Northern Plains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Untrue
  • Rather than releasing a third album, Burial has spent the years since Untrue releasing increasingly lengthy and more experimental individual tracks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the releases of the extended plays Distant Lights (2006) and Ghost Hardware (2007), Burial released his second studio album Untrue in November 2007 to critical acclaim. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burial - Untrue" (in Dutch). (wikipedia.org)
  • cemetery
  • The service for her mother, Edith W. Taylor, took place a few hundred feet from the burial site, and cemetery staff later lowered her father deeper into the ground so Taylor could be buried on top. (philly.com)
  • Natural burials can take place both on private land (subject to regulations) and in any cemetery that will accommodate the vault-free technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • The first official conservation burial was established in the United States, however Natural Burial Grounds have been used previously in UK and the practice matches the methods used in many ancient and indigenous cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Site
  • Hilazon Tachtit is a small cave site next to Carmiel that functioned first and foremost as a Natufian burial ground for at least 28 individuals representing an array of ages. (redorbit.com)
  • producer
  • English electronic music producer Burial has released two studio albums, one compilation album, nine extended plays and ten singles. (wikipedia.org)
  • remains
  • First Flights The first space burial occurred in 1992 when the NASA space shuttle Columbia (mission STS-52) carried a portion of Gene Roddenberry's cremated remains into space and returned them to Earth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moon Burials The first moon burial was that of Dr. Eugene Shoemaker, a portion of whose cremated remains were flown to the Moon by NASA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pet Burials In 2014, Celestis launched Celestis Pets, a pet memorial spaceflight service for animal cremated remains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Folklorist Paul Barber has argued that the incidence of unintentional live burial has been overestimated, and that the normal, physical effects of decomposition are sometimes misinterpreted as signs that the person whose remains are being exhumed had revived in his or her coffin. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • The body will go somewhere else pending final burial -- we don't know where that is. (tmz.com)
  • Heart-burial is a type of burial in which the heart is interred apart from the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early Christians used only burial, as can be demonstrated from the direct testimony of Tertullian and from the stress laid upon the analogy between the resurrection of the body and the Resurrection of Christ (1 Corinthians 15:42). (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Suborbital flights While not technically spaceflights, these are sometimes counted among space burials. (wikipedia.org)
  • This style of burial was used among the Germanic peoples, particularly by Viking Age Norsemen. (wikipedia.org)
  • A unique eyewitness account of a 10th-century ship burial among the Volga Vikings is given by Arab traveller Ibn Fadlan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maximilian zu Wied saw burial trees with red painted trunk and branches among the Assiniboine Indians. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • According to Dr. Grosman, ten large stones were placed directly on the head, pelvis and arms of the buried individual at the time of burial. (redorbit.com)
  • The collection of 50 living tortoises at the time of burial would have required a significant investment, as these are solitary animals. (redorbit.com)
  • common
  • In medieval Europe heart-burial was fairly common. (wikipedia.org)
  • Newborns, who died unnamed, were not considered members of the society and hence placed in trees (or buried) away from the common burial ground outside the village. (wikipedia.org)
  • recent
  • Burial society is a precursor to general insurance which is a recent innovation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most recent notable case of heart burial was of Otto von Habsburg, former head of the House of Habsburg, whose heart was buried at the Pannonhalma Archabbey in Hungary in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • The burial chamber itself contains two chariots, seen toward the back, each of which had four wooden wheels (not all the wheels are visible in this picture). (livescience.com)
  • To ensure the safety of his unit, her husband chose to sacrifice himself to call the vultures back through a sky burial, which would double up as demonstration that Chinese people are not demons, but only people, like the Tibetans. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least one (almost certainly apocryphal) report of accidental burial dates back to the fourteenth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • funeral
  • Funeral director John Matarese discovered this, called paramedics, and avoided live embalming or premature burial. (wikipedia.org)
  • evidence
  • Inscriptional evidence exists for burial societies throughout the Empire, not just in the city of Rome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety coffins were devised to prevent premature burial, although there is no evidence that any have ever been successfully used to save an accidentally buried person. (wikipedia.org)
  • either
  • There was much Mercury Prize-related coverage in tabloid newspapers in the UK, including speculation that Burial was either Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) or Norman Cook. (wikipedia.org)
  • last
  • The rate of carbon burial in remote lakes has doubled over the last 100 years, suggesting even isolated ecosystems are feeling the effects of our changing climate. (lboro.ac.uk)
  • story
  • On its face, increasing CO -2 burial may seem like good story, but it is unclear what effect these changes are having on the lakes themselves. (lboro.ac.uk)
  • several
  • In 2005, the label released the South London Boroughs EP, which collected tracks recorded by Burial for several years prior. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • citation needed] While all natural burials seek to prevent environmental damage done by conventional techniques, some go a step further by using burial fees to acquire land to restore native habitat and save endangered species. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Discovered at Lanuvium, the lex collegia salutaris Dianae et Antinoi ("By-laws of the Society of Diana and Antinous") details the cost of joining the society, monthly fees, regulations for the burial of members, and the schedule for the group's meetings and dinners. (wikipedia.org)