4 search results for “funerary ritual” in the Public website
Breaking and making the ancestors
What can the composition and arrangement of urnfield graves tell us about the social and ideological believes of the urnfield period societies?
Constructing powerful identities
This research seeks to understand the rise and social and ideological meaning of the chieftains’ burials in the Low Countries and their relation to the Fürstengräber in Central Europe.
Skeleton research provides insight into culture of Caribbean Indians
Archaeologist Hayley Mickleburgh studies how bodies decompose. This helps with the reconstruction of changes in the burial rituals of Caribbean Indians.
'No, I don't find my work creepy'
Archaeologist Hayley Mickleburgh has already appeared in the Dutch papers a few times already due to her unusual work: the study of decomposing bodies. She studied at Leiden University, where she is now a researcher.