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 MDE1212 Barrow Group, Bampfylde Hill [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1 Bratton Fleming Barrows [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8163 Bronze Age barrow north of Willett [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6697 Bronze Age barrow southeast of Hartrow Manor [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1061 Chapman Barrows on the Parracombe/Challacombe Parish Boundary (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1046 Three Bronze Age barrows northeast of Brockenbarrow Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MMO65 Two Bronze Age barrows on Bampfylde Hill [outside Park boundary] (Monument)