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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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2011
2011
This article presents the first synthesis of the evidence for a diverse range of mortuary practices across the British Isles, and… Expand
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2008
2008
Forensic investigations of genocide address many of the same research questions raised by bioarchaeologists, but the express… Expand
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2008
2008
The social construction of identity and memory can be expressed through public ritual. The organization of mortuary practices… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
2004
Les chasseurs-cueilleurs hierarchises se distinguent des chasseurs egalitaires ou generalistes par un acces non egalitaire aux… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mortuary rituals, specifically secondary mortuary practices with the socially sanctioned removal of all or some parts of the… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Kuru and the transmissible virus dementias Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS… Expand
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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… Expand