Thesaurus Term/Concept: INHUMATION CEMETERY

Identifier 70060
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note An area used for the deposition of human remains where the principal funeral rite is the burial of the corpse complete. Generally indicated by the discovery of articulated human skeletal remains, occasionally with evidence of coffins and/or grave goods.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (1)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (11)

Instances/Examples (6)

Context Record
Monument Type MDR3632 Burial ground, Bridge House Farm, Rowsley (Monument)
Monument Type MDR22801 Early medieval cemetery (possible site of), Castleton (Site)
Monument Type MDR13167 Monastic cemetery (site of), Darley Abbey, Derby (Site)
Monument Type MDR2670 Possible Anglo-Saxon cemetery (site of), Hilton (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR5061 Possible inhumation cemetery, Overton Hall, Ashover (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4559 Roman Site, Darley Grove, Derby (Monument)