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Title Mortuary practices and social identities in the Middle Ages : essays in burial archaeology in honour of Heinrich Härke / edited by Duncan Sayer and Howard Williams
Imprint Exeter, UK : University of Exeter Press, 2009
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GT3180 M891 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001189059
Descript xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Based on a day-conference in November 2007 hosted by the Department of Archaeology at the University of Reading
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-297) and index
'Halls of mirrors' : death and identity in medieval archaeology / Howard Williams and Duncan Sayer -- Working with the dead / Robert Chapman -- Beowulf and British prehistory / Richard Bradley -- Fighting wars, gaining status : on the rise of Germanic elites / Stefan Burmeister -- 'Hunnic' modified skulls : physical appearance, identity and the transformative nature of migrations / Stefan Burmeister -- Rituals to free the spirit - or what the cremation pyre told / Karen Høilund Nielsen -- Barrows, roads and ridges - or where to bury the dead? The choice of burial grounds in late Iron Age Scandinavia / Eva S. Thäte -- Anglo-Saxon DNA? / Catherine Hills -- Laws, funerals and cemetery organisation : the seventh-century Kentish family / Duncan Sayer -- On display : envisioning the early Anglo-Saxon dead / Howard Williams -- Variation in the British burial rite : AD 400-700 / David Petts -- Anglo-Saxon attitudes : how should post-AD 700 burials be interpreted? Grenville Astill -- Rethinking later medieval masculinity : the male body in death / Roberta Gilchrist
Subject Burial -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Europe -- Congresses
Death -- Symbolic aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Archaeology, Medieval -- Congresses
Alt Author Mortuary practices and social identity in the Middle Ages (2007 : University of Reading)
Härke, Heinrich G. H
Sayer, Duncan
Williams, Howard, 1972-
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