Death and Burial

Understanding how past peoples treated their dead, through their burial and mortuary practices, provides us with an essential source of insight into their culture, beliefs and emotional responses do death. 

These articles, part of our Themes in Archaeology collection, present some of the key research on death and burial, from objects that the dead were buried with, to the treatment of infant death and suicide burials. 

Read articles included in this collection for FREE until 30th April 2017.