inhumation


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in·hume

 (ĭn-hyo͞om′)
tr.v. in·humed, in·hum·ing, in·humes
To place in a grave; bury.

[French inhumer, from Old French, from Latin inhumāre : in-, in; see in-2 + humus, earth; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]

in′hu·ma′tion n.
in·hum′er n.
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Noun1.inhumation - the ritual placing of a corpse in a graveinhumation - the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
funeral - a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated; "hundreds of people attended his funeral"

inhumation

noun
An act of placing a body in a grave or tomb:
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inhumation

[ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪʃən] Ninhumación f

inhumation

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Vuorinen suggests that this was where the immediate ancestors of the inhabitants of Mulli were buried, and that the inhumation cemetery of Kansakoulunmaki was the most likely burial place of the Mulli dwellers (Vuorinen 2009, 63, figs 3.
Researchers in the Levant and Anatolia have long suspected that, rather than being removed from a body prior to interment, crania and mandibles were obtained from primary inhumation burials, based on the absence of these elements in otherwise complete primary inhumations (Andrews and Bello 2006; Bienert 1991; Cauvin 1978, 1994; Erdal 2015; Kanjou et al.
21) Where occupation continues, inhumation burials eventually disappear, streak burnishing is replaced with incising, and iron artefacts and wheel-turned ceramics become common.
Sa Majeste le Roi, que Dieu L'assiste, a decide, en outre, de prendre en charge personnellement les frais de transfert de la depouille, des funerailles et de son inhumation au cimetiere Chouhada a Casablanca, ajoute le communique.
Individual burials were documented in all the type A hypogea from Outeiro Alto 2, just as in most of the hypogea that were dug in Torre Velha 3--in 20 individual inhumations in the funerary chambers of the hypogea, only in 5 were reductions documented, and 1 double inhumation (Alves et al.
Excavations at the cemetery in 1967-72 revealed 444 inhumation and seven cremation graves, and the recent six-season project revealed another 307 inhumations and 25 cremations.
36) The normal Christian burial rite was inhumation, but Euplous himself was not necessarily a practicing Christian, even if Maria was, and he may have preferred to be cremated.
Dans ta region francaise de Toulouse, entre le XV et le XVII siecle, Philippe Aries constatait que r inhumation dans l'eglise concernait 50 % des sepultures, ce pourcentage ne descendant pas au-dessous du tiers pour la periode (13).
Much evidence comes from graves; one good essay analyses the shift from cremation to inhumation.
A pit at the base of the site can be identified as being from a flexed inhumation.
Complementing the scene from L'Abbe Jules is Clara's strange request: for inhumation in a coffin filled with her favorite obscene artifacts: aphrodisiac perfumes, Thalictrum flowers that smell like semen, "des images de peche .