Burials Sentence Examples
A little later, in Crete, bone-pits seem to have come into use, containing the remains of many burials.
Moreover, the hierarchy derives a vast revenue from the fees for burials in the sacred limits.
Petrie's excavation of the cemetery behind the temple enclosures revealed burials dating from the fourth dynasty onwards, the most important being mastables of the period from the sixth to the eleventh dynasties; many of these exhibited a peculiar degradation of the contemporary style of sculpture.
The golden treasure of the Mycenae graves, these critics urge, is not more splendid than would have been found at Cnossus had royal burials been spared by plunderers, or been happened upon intact by modern explorers.
Nor have we the slightest trace of any official interference with Christian burials, such as would render secrecy necessary or desirable.Advertisement
Dr Creighton had access to the manuscript returns of burials and christenings for five years from 1578 to 1582 preserved in the library at Hatfield House.
From Honduras to Panama the urn burials, the pottery, the rude carved images and, above all, the grotesque jewellery, absorb the archaeologist's attention.
In prehistoric times in Egypt the dead were laid in the graves on mats in the crouching position common in the burials of primitive peoples, and were supplied with jars of food, flint instruments, &c. Perhaps the attempt was already made to preserve the bodies by drying or otherwise.
Statutory measures were taken from time to time to ensure the preservation of registers of burials, but it was not until 1836 (the Births and Deaths Registration Act) that the registration of deaths became a national concern.
A relief figure in stone, some pavements, potsherds, coins and burials have been found, but nothing to indicate an important station.Advertisement
It was noted for the first time in this February speech, but the most striking instance was in a speech on Mr Osborne Morgan's Burials Bill in April 1875, in which he described a Quaker funeral, and protested against the "miserable superstition of the phrase `buried like a dog.'" "In that sense," he said, "I shall be buried like a dog, and all those with whom I am best acquainted, whom I best love and esteem, will be ` buried like a dog.'
In the burials of the rich, water and bread are distributed to the poor at the grave; and sometimes a buffalo or several buffaloes are slaughtered there, and the flesh given away.
In proportion as the prosperity of the land increased, and the advance of civilization afforded the technical means, so did these primitive burials give place to a more lavish funereal equipment.
Thus, while the long barrow is characteristic of the Stone Age, it is impossible to tell without direct examination whether it may be chambered or unchambered, or whether the burials within it may be those of burnt or of unburnt bodies.
Rows of small tomb-pits for the servants of the king surround the royal chamber, many dozens of such burials being usual.Advertisement
He was a pall-bearer at his funeral on the 28th of May, as he had previously been at the burials of Tennyson and Millais.
A curious find was a grave containing burials of eighteen men fettered with iron collars and shackles.
The tombs, which are chambers cut in tiers in the hard clay of the hillside, were used with few exceptions for repeated burials, and the ejected offerings had been scattered down the slope.
The modification of the terms of clerical subscription (1865), the new lectionary (1871), the Burials Act (1880) were largely owing to him; for all of them, and especially the last, he incurred much obloquy at the time.
They are all inhumation burials, of the advanced iron age, and date from the 7th to the 4th century B.C., falling into three classes - those without coffin, those with a coffin formed of stone slabs, and those with a coffin formed of tiles.Advertisement
The bishops are still authorized by law to dedicate and set apart buildings for the solemnization of divine service, and grounds for the performance of burials, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England; and such buildings and grounds, after they have been duly consecrated according to law, cannot be diverted to any secular purpose except under the authority of an act of parliament.
Knox's return in 1559 strengthened its position, and in 1562 the General Assembly enjoined the uniform use of it as the "Book of Our Common Order" in "the administration of the Sacraments and solemnization of marriages and burials of the dead."
A chaplain must also be appointed to officiate at burials in the consecrated portion.
These acts contain provisions whereby burials may be prohibited in urban districts, and Burial churchyards or burial grounds already existing may be Acts.
A burial ground, properly so called, has to be divided into consecrated and unconsecrated portions, and the former really takes the place of the parish churchyard; and the incumbent of the parish church, the clerk, and the sexton continue to receive the same fees upon burials in the consecrated portion as they would have done in the parish churchyard.Advertisement
The brick-lined graves usually contained one or more burials and were roofed with stone slabs or brick barrel vaults.
Plan of the main trench, showing the excavated burials and the location of a number of the unexcavated graves.
There were also 12 deposits of vessels that looked precisely like urned burials apart from the absence of human bone.
This number does not include animal burials, nor does it include the possible prehistoric quadruple horse burial.
Of particular interest were the Anglo-Saxon burials, including a number of cremations -- a rite almost unknown in east Kent.
These type of chambered Bronze Age cist burials are known as segmented cists.
In and around the timber circle were six contemporary cyst burials.
Although of various forms most of the burials were long cists covered by low, rectangular, kerbed deposits of stone.
The second of these burials may have removed an earlier stone-lined cist.
The churchyard was closed for burials and a new cemetery consecrated in 1882 on the opposite of the road to the church.
In fact, the general dearth of excavated Iron Age burials makes drawing conclusions difficult.
Burials are not disturbed where there is a possibility of living descendants.
Backfilling of ditch F288F appears to post-date the disuse of the cemetery, since the ditch in disuse of the cemetery, since the ditch in disuse is not cut by burials.
Lawn Burials This choice allows you to place a headstone or book at the head of the grave.
To the E of the northern henge is a group of three barrows covering burials of cremated remains 3.
Some of the isolated burials, finds and Norse funerary sculpture may even suggest occasional intermarriage and individual Viking settlement.
Burials of this period are extremely rare in the region.
Developed an interest in burial practices and human remains, through the decorated skulls and floor burials common in the area.
A number of cremation burials were found, one of which contained the miniature bucket urn pictured below.
In the first period (Italic) cremation burials closely approximating to the Villanova type are found; in the second 1 (Venetian) the tombs are constructed of blocks of stone, and situlae (bronze buckets), sometimes decorated with elaborate designs, are frequently used to contain the cinerary urns; in the third (Gallic), which begins during the 4th centilry B.C., though cremation continues, the tombs are much poorer, the ossuaries being of badly baked rough clay, and show traces of Gallic influence, and characteristics of the La-Tene civilization.
Thus sepulchral inscriptions have been found on the Acropolis, though no burials took place there in ancient times.
More elaborate vaults were square or rectangular in plan and contained up to twelve burials.
The second coincides with dates for burials from both the ruined (western) passage grave and the early rotunda grave.
Could this explain the relatively unceremonious human burials in the fill of the ditch that encircled Vaihingen for a short period during the LBK?
When you think of cultures that practice sacrificial burials, China is one country that comes to mind.
Even today, sacrificial burials are still traditional.
The practice of sacrificial burials is not new to China's people.
People aren't the only living beings used in sacrificial burials.
According to the American Association of Retired Persons, 70.4 percent of members polled chose green burials as opposed to traditional burials or cremations.
What is making more people choose green burials over more traditional funeral procedures?
Green burials are the most natural way to be interred.
Burials on land are performed in special green cemeteries where all of the deceased have this type of interment.
Primarily, traditional cemeteries have few trees or bushes since they have cleared the land to allow for as many burials as possible.
From Irish funerals to Egyptian sacrificial burials, you can find it here.
Burials should take place as soon as possible following a death, usually within one or two days.
Some websites host a single database for a particular topic, such as burials or military records.
When researching burials in a cemetery, it's helpful to have a chart to manage the data.
The Department of Veteran Affairs maintains a listing of veteran burials, including those who are buried in a veteran's cemetery and those who received a government headstone.
The California Genealogy and History Archives boasts 144,000 listings for California cemetery burials.
The California Genealogy and History Archives offers 144,000 listings for California cemetery burials.
Before Ohio began keeping state records for deaths and burials in 1954, much of this information was maintained by county health departments.
Haunted graveyards often feature histories of odd burials, and The Old Western Burial Grounds is no different.
The rest of the finds were from inhumation burials.