Thesaurus Term/Concept: CREMATION

Identifier 70028
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A funeral rite in which the human body is burnt, usually on a pyre, leaving fragmentary charred or completely combusted remains. Often found buried, occasionally in a container associated with grave goods.

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Context Record
Monument Type MYO3649 Heslington East- Bronze Age Cremation (Monument)
Monument Type MYO3673 Heslington East: Roman Cremation (Monument)