This edited quantity includes twelve papers that current facts on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic via to Post-Medieval sessions and comprises case stories from a few ten nations. It has lengthy been recognized by means of archaeologists that sure members in various archaeological cultures from assorted sessions and destinations were accorded differential remedy in burial relative to different individuals in their society. those contributors can contain criminals, girls who died in the course of childbirth, unbaptised babies, individuals with disabilities, and intended revenants, to call yet a number of. Such burials may be identifiable within the archaeological checklist from an exam of the site and exterior features of the grave website. moreover, the placement of the physique as well as its organization with strange grave items could be a extra function of unusual burials. the incentive in the back of such non-normative burial practices is usually different and will be concerning a large choice of social and non secular ideals. it really is envisaged that the quantity will make an important contribution in the direction of our figuring out of the complexities concerned while facing non-normative burials within the archaeological checklist.
Read or Download Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record (Studies in Funerary Archaeology) PDF
Best Archaeology books
The Viking recognition is one in all bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, again and again plundering the British Isles and the North Atlantic in the course of the early center a while. but Vikings have been additionally investors, settlers, and farmers, with a fancy inventive and linguistic tradition, whose enlargement in a foreign country led them to move the Atlantic for the 1st time in ecu historical past.
This guide goals to function a study advisor to the archaeology of the Levant, a space located on the crossroads of the traditional global that associated the jap Mediterranean, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Egypt. The Levant as used here's a old geographical time period bearing on a wide region which this day includes the trendy states of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, western Syria, and Cyprus, in addition to the West financial institution, Gaza, and the Sinai.
This is the main wide-ranging, entire, and up to date dictionary of archaeology on hand. Over 4,000 A-Z entries clarify the phrases encountered in educational and renowned archaeological literature, in lectures, and on tv. subject matters coated contain artifacts, recommendations, terminology, humans, websites, and classes, and expert parts corresponding to commercial and maritime archaeology.
This booklet is the vintage creation to the historical past of early guy. beginning greater than 340,000 years in the past, while man's skill to make a fireplace and model stone instruments helped him to outlive one of the wild beasts, it lines his improvement as a meals manufacturer, the emergence of towns and states, the increase of international alternate, and the city revolution.
Additional info for Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record (Studies in Funerary Archaeology)
Worry or reverence? distinct women–female ‘deviant burials’). Hubert, J. (ed. ) 2000. insanity, incapacity and Social Exclusion: The Archaeology and Anthropology of ‘Difference’ (World Archaeology 40). London: Routledge. Isserlin, R. M. J. 1997. considering the unthinkable: human sacrifice in Roman Britain? , pp. 91–9 in Meadows, okay. , Lemke, C. and Heron, J. (eds), The Theoretical Roman Archaeology convention complaints 6, 1996. Oxford: Oxbow Books. Kovrig, I. 1963. Das awarenzeitliche Gräberfeld von Alattyán (Archaeologia Hungarica, ser. nov. 50). Budapest: Verlag der Ungarischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. (The Avar-period cemetery of Alattyán, Hungary). Kyll, N. 1964. Die Bestattung der Toten mit dem Gesicht nach unten. Trierer Zeitschrift 27, 168–83. (Burial of the useless with the face downwards). Lauermann, E. 1997. Sonderbestattungen im Bereich einer frühbronzezeitlichen Siedlung in Unterhautzental, NÖ, pp. 42–6 in Rittershofer, okay. F. (ed. ), Sonderbestattungen in der Bronzezeit im Östlichen Mitteleuropa (Internationale Archäologie 37). Espelkamp: Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH. (‘Deviant burials’ within the sector of an Early Bronze Age cost in Unterhautzental, reduce Austria). Lauermann, E. 2003. Studien zur Aunjetitz-Kultur im nördlichen Niederösterreich 2 (Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie 99). Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH. (Studies of the Aunjetitz tradition in northern decrease Austria 2). Leeds, E. T. and Harden, D. B. 1936. The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Abingdon, Berkshire. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum. Macdonald, J. L. 1979. faith, pp. 404–33 in Clarke, G. (ed. ), Pre-Roman and Roman Winchester 2: The Roman Cemetery at Lankhills. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Meyer-Orlac, R. 1997. Zur Problematik der ‘Sonderbestattungen’ in der Archäologie, pp. 1–10 in Rittershofer, ok. F. (ed. ), Sonderbestattungen in der Bronzezeit im Östlichen Mitteleuropa (Internationale Archäologie 37). Espelkamp: Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH. (On the matter of ‘deviant burials’ in archaeology). Murphy, E. M. 2000. Developmental defects and incapacity: the facts from the Iron Age semi-nomadic peoples of Aymyrlyg, South Siberia, pp. 60–80 in Hubert, J. (ed. ), insanity, incapacity and Social Exclusion: The Archaeology and Anthropology of ‘Difference’ (World Archaeology 40). London: Routledge. Neugebauer, J. W. 1992. Früh- und mittelbronzezeitliche Sonderbestattungen in Ostösterreich, pp. 433–44 in Lippert, A. and Spindler, okay. (eds), Festschrift zum 50jährigen Bestehen des Institutes für Ur- und Frühgeschichte der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie 8). Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH. (Early and heart Bronze Age deviant burials in japanese Austria). Nilsson Stutz, L. 2003. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized our bodies: Tracing Ritual Practices in overdue Mesolithic Burials (Acta Archaeologica Lundensia eight, 46). Lund: Wallin and Dahlholm Boktryckeri AB. O’Shea, J. M. 1984. Mortuary Variability: An Archaeological research (Studies in archaeology series). Orlando: educational Press. Papadopoulos, J. ok. 2000. Skeletons in wells: in the direction of an archaeology of social exclusion within the old Greek global, pp.