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Mortuary Practice

Known as: Mortuary Practices, Practice, Mortuary, Practices, Mortuary 
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
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2005
2005
En este ensayo se postula que el origen de la momificacion de los Chinchorro, la mas antigua del mundo, fue provocado por un… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract Recent research on both old and new excavation data from Anglo‐Saxon burial sites reveals a widespread and frequent… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mortuary rituals, specifically secondary mortuary practices with the socially sanctioned removal of all or some parts of the… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
Orlando Patterson has proposed that the institution of slavery caused the “social death” of slaves, in that the inherited… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • James Whitley
  • American Journal of Archaeology
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 190728749
This paper seeks to relate the form of the Marathon tumulus to both tomb and hero cult as practiced in Attica in the Archaic… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
Kuru and the transmissible virus dementias Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
  • J. Tainter
  • World archaeology
  • 1975
  • Corpus ID: 32208622
Abstract Recent cross‐cultural studies of ethnographically recorded mortuary procedures indicate that variations in the form of…