CT scanners are being used to help unlock the secrets of five Roman burial urns that were discovered at a housing development in Hertfordshire. Conservators have excavated the urns on a microscopic scale and detailed their contents Conservators... [continue reading]
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The act of placing the corpse of a dead person under earth, sometimes in the expectation that the soul of the individual so buried will more easily reach the after-life (supposed to exist underground) and usually marking the grave with a stone or marker bearing the person’s likeness and/or name and, sometimes, an inscription. Burial of the dead... [continue reading]