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
in the cists were lying with their heads to the north.
Le critere du privilege ne permet donc pas d'expliquer toutes les inhumations
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
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.