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BURIAL

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An interment of human or animal remains. Use specific term where known.

Viking Burial (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
CHAPEL A freestanding building, or a room or recess serving as a place of Christian worship in a church or other building.
GRAVE A place of burial.
HUMAN REMAINS The remains of the body of a human being. If articulated use INHUMATION. If burnt use CREMATION.
LEPER BURIAL A burial place for the victims of leprosy, in either single or mass graves, often isolated from other burials.
OSSUARY A container or storage place for the bones of the dead.

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