BURY THE DEAD : TOMBS, CORPSES,
MUMMIES, SKELETONS & RITUALS
Washington, D.C. : National
IL 5-8, RL 7.2
you know that the Neadertals probably cared for their sick and buried their
dead? That as long ago as 40,000 B.C., burial rights included burying
tools, art and beads with the dead? That cannibalism may have been
a burial right? This book takes a look at the different burial rights
throughout the ages. From 115,000 B.C. through the 21st century,
find out about the way man has cared for the dead through different cultures
and different times.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- History.
Burial customs -- History.
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