Thesaurus Term/Concept: CHARCOAL BURIAL

Identifier 70027
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Inhumation rite in which charcoal is included with the buried corpse, possibly in an attempt to preserve the body. Thought to be associated with high status burials of the early medieval and medieval period.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR4532 St Alkmund's Church (site of), St Alkmund's Way, Derby (Site)