In Britain caves were used for the deposition of both extended and crouched inhumations
but also for the placement of token deposits of disarticulated bones (Chamberlain & Williams 1999; 2000a & b).
The objects accompanying the deceased seem to reflect social class, but the techniques of inhumation
and incineration are not differentiated by associated objects (and hence not hierarchical?).
Later some inhumations
, of which a skull with the headgear is preserved, were added to the grave.
Around three quarters of the inhumations
were accompanied by grave goods.
1200-300 B.C.), with a small amount of material (glazed ceramics, iron arrowheads) deriving from inhumations
from the Parthian period.
As noted in previous studies, there are several instances of primary inhumations
at Catalhoyuk missing crania and mandibles and, in at least one instance, bearing cut marks on the atlas (C1) vertebra (Andrews et al.
Most of the burials are inhumations
, found both in and outside of cists.
It is notable that it is also a practice recorded for Taiwan in the Neolithic Beinan Culture, where placing "a large half pot over the face or head of the dead person" was common practice at the Peinan burial site where pottery was also found as grave goods with primary inhumations
in slate coffins (Lien 1990: 345,346).
and the Matrix: The value of stratigraphic sequence in ancient burial sites.
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.).