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Archaeologists and the DeadMortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Howard Williams and Melanie Giles (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

This volume addresses the relationship between archaeologists and the dead, through the many dimensions of their relationships: in the field (through practical and legal issues), ... More

Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

Jessica Cerezo-Román, Anna Wessman, and Howard Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198798118
eISBN:
9780191917141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798118.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The fiery transformation of the dead is replete in our popular culture and Western modernity's death ways, and yet it is increasingly evident how little this disposal method is ... More

Death and Burial in Iron Age Britain

Death and Burial in Iron Age Britain

Dennis Harding

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199687565
eISBN:
9780191918384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687565.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Archaeologists have long acknowledged the absence of a regular and recurrent burial rite in the British Iron Age, and have looked to rites such as cremation and scattering of ... More

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