Some are like urns or cups, others lenticular.
The museum contains a very valuable collection of Etruscan antiquities, especially cinerary urns from the ancient tombs N.
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The aurochs (Bos urns) appears to exist still in the forests of the western Caucasus.
Among the places where these have been found, special mention should be made of the large cremation cemetery at Borgstedterfeld, between Rendsburg and EckernfOrde, which has yielded many urns and brooches closely resembling those found in heathen graves in England.
The pottery is all "hand-made," and the bulk of the objects excavated are cinerary urns, usually found full of burnt bones.
There is also the Casuccini collections of Etruscan sarcophagi, sepulchral urns and pottery.
From the number of urns, coins and other antiquities found near Hanau it would appear that it owes its origin to a Roman settlement.
The other urns on this side were placed by Malatesta's successors, and the arches on the left wall remained untenanted.
In Der Kampf urns Dasein am Himmel von Prel endeavoured to apply the Darwinian doctrine of organic evolution not only to the sphere of consciousness but also even more widely as the philosophical principle of the world.
The people met, not as usual in the Pnyx, but in the Agora, in the presence of the Archons, and recorded their votes by placing in urns small fragments of pottery (which in the ancient world served the purpose of waste-paper) (ostraca) on which they wrote the name of the person whom they wished to banish.
Their craftsmanship is proved by the large cinerary urns, by the jugs with wide, deeply ribbed, scientifically fixed handles, and by vessels and vases as elegant in form and light in weight as any that have been since produced at Murano.
The industries include paper-mills, flour-mills, distilleries, copper works, and linen factories; and the samovars (tea-urns) and sausages made here are famous.
The urns themselves are small, often of terra-cotta, originally painted, though the majority of them have lost their colour, and rectangular in shape.
The urns themselves are of alabaster, with the figure of the deceased on the lid, and reliefs from Greek myths on the front.
The graves of the period contain urns of earthenware or glass, cremation being the prevalent practice, and the objects found include one or more coins in accordance with Roman usage.
The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.
In various places throughout the county may be seen the ruins of several ancient castles, Danish raths or encampments, and tumuli, in the last of which urns and stone coffins have sometimes been found.
The oldest are tombe a pozzo, or shaft graves, containing the ashes of the dead in an urn, of the Villanova period, the oldest of them probably pre-Etruscan; in some of these tombs hut urns, like those of Latium, are found.
The burnt remains were generally, if not always, enclosed in urns and then buried.
It is to be observed that cremation and the use of the barrow are not mutually exclusive, for cremated remains, generally in urns, are often found in barrows.
In west Prussia the urns with human faces deserve notice.
By W., a standing stone, a mound and traces of ancient camps exist, while urns and coins have been found.
Within the present borough area there have been found neolithic implements and British urns, as well as Roman coins.
The urns themselves are of clay, somewhat badly baked, and bear geometrical patterns applied with a punch.
The priests stand before the urns in which the celestial fire is kept burning, and recite prayers for the soul of the departed.
Vessels of clay, more or less ornate in character, which occur with these early interments of unburnt bodies, have been regarded as food-vessels and drinking-cups, differing in character and purpose from the cinerary urns of larger size in which the ashes of the dead were deposited after cremation.
Yet even in the middle ages kings of Christian countries were buried with their swords and spears, and queens with their spindles and ornaments; the bishop was laid in his grave with his crozier and comb; the priest with his chalice and vestments; and clay vessels filled with charcoal (answering to the urns of heathen times) are found in the churches of France and Denmark.
Nearly fifty skeletons were discovered, mostly lying upon charred logs, surrounded with cinerary urns filled with partially burned bones.