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LONG CIST

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A long rectangular cist, usually containing an extended inhumation burial.

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Term Note
LONG CIST CEMETERY An early Christian site with a number of long cists containing extended inhumation burials. Burials are usually oriented E-W.
SHORT CIST A short rectangular or square cist. May contain a crouched inhumation burial or a cremation.

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