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Title Deviant burial in the archaeological record / edited by Eileen M. Murphy
Published Oxford, UK : Oxbow Books, [2008]
Oakville, CT : [Distributed by] David Brown Book Co
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 244 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Series Studies in funerary archaeology ; volume 2
Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 2
Contents Unusual burials and necrophobia : an insight into the burial archaeology of fear / Anastasia Tsaliki -- What actually is a "deviant burial?" : comparing German-language and Anglophone research on deviant burials / Edeltraud Aspöck -- Odd one out? : earlier Neolithic deposition of human remains in caves and rock shelters in the Yorkshire dales / Stephany Leach -- The value of palaeoteratology and forensic pathology for the understanding of atypical burials : two Mediterranean examples from the field / Philippe Charlier -- Ritual inhumations and "deposits" of children among the Geto-Dacians / Valerin Sîrbu -- Aspects of deviant burial in Roman Britain / Alison Taylor -- Normal, deviant, and atypical : burial variation in Late Saxon Wessex, c. AD 700-1100 / Annia Kristina Cherryson -- Charcoal burial : a minority burial rite in early medieval Europe / James Holloway -- Off with their heads : the Anglo-Saxon execution cemetery at Walkington Wold, East Yorkshire / Jo Buckberry -- Unusual life, unusual death, and the fate of the corpse : a case study from dynastic Europe / Estella Weiss-Krejci -- The origins of cilliní in Ireland / Colm J. Donnelly and Eileen M. Murphy -- Grief, grievance, and grandeur : an eighteenth-century mausoleum in Mainham, Co. Kildare / Mark Gordon
Summary This volume contains 12 papers that present evidence on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic through to Post-Medieval periods and includes case studies from some ten countries
Notes Papers originally presented at a session held at the 11th annual conference of the European Association of Archaeologists that took place in Cork, Ireland, Sept., 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Burial -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Burial -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Death -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Europe -- Congresses.
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient -- Europe -- Congresses.
Tombs -- Europe -- Congresses.
Burial -- history.
Archaeology -- methods.
Attitude to Death.
Europe -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Murphy, Eileen M.
European Association of Archaeologists. Annual Meeting (11th : 2005 : Cork, Ireland)
ISBN 1782975357 (electronic bk.)
1782975373 (electronic bk.)
9781782975359 (electronic bk.)
9781782975373 (electronic bk.)