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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

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It is nevertheless likely that at least part of the disarticulated bones originate from complete inhumations which were analogous to the above-described male burial, and had been placed inside, above or in the vicinity of the cists.
At least one inhumation of an adult has been preserved with a bronze spiral ring and a tin signet ring (RM A 5: 219) around its fingers.
with a small amount of material (glazed ceramics, iron arrowheads) deriving from inhumations from the Parthian period.
As observed above, when a body (human or animal) is included among the goods offered in a grave, it occupies a secondary role in the burial ceremony because it is naturally subordinate to the main individual in the inhumation.
Despite interesting exceptions (including cremation, see Brinch Petersen & Mieklejohn 2003), single primary inhumation is the dominant practice at the southern Scandinavian burial grounds that have played such a key role in the debate about the Mesolithic mortuary practices in Northern Europe.
Pokrovskij excavated eight inhumations in Antasare Laukiai Sariai barrow cemetery and described their orientation but failed to include a plan of the cemetery in the publication (Pokrovskij 1897, 164 ff.
The grave also contained inhumations radiocarbon-dated to the Late Pre-Roman Iron Age (see below) and the presence of the potsherd in question is thus not entirely unaccountable.
Archaeological salvage excavations at Kukruse: a modern age road, cremation field and 12th-13th century inhumation cemetery--preliminary results.
Boki belongs to a relatively large group of cemeteries in south-eastern Latvia and north-eastern Lithuania, the main characteristic of which is collective inhumations under barrows surrounded by stone circles (Kazakevicius 2000, 8 f.
The same can be said about Lagedi (23 ploughlands and a relatively small number of grave goods dispersed in several earlier stone graves or found as isolated finds nearby) and Saha (12 ploughlands and a small flat cemetery with inhumations in pit graves near the chapel on the Chapel Hill2), while no cemeteries have been discovered at Ulejoe (16), Maardu (12), and some other places of smaller size.