Latest Burial Stories

2014-02-03 08:28:10

FALL RIVER, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burial rites, by their very nature, provide survivors with a complete sense of participation. But in America, cremation has become a generic, industrial and disconnected process. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/PH56986-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/PH56986-b) William "BT" Hathaway, a fourth-generation funeral director serving southeastern Massachusetts for over 20 years, observed this...

Achraeologists Find Skeletons Holding Hands
2013-12-31 09:14:08

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists in Siberia have discovered a 3,500-year-old burial site containing skeletons of men and women buried together, some facing each other and holding hands. Dozens of tombs had skeletons caught in these "post-mortal hugs;" some also had skeletons of men and women buried with a child. Some 600 of these tombs dating back to the Bronze Age were unearthed in the Staryi Tartas village near the city Novosibirsk in Russia....

Roman Skulls Found In London River
2013-10-02 15:36:40

[ Watch the Video: Roman Skulls Turn Up In London River ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists working with London’s Crossrail project have announced the latest discovery brought about by the transit project’s excavations – 20 human skulls. The team of archaeologists said the skulls were probably washed away from burial sites by the Walbrook river, one of London's 'lost' waterways. “This is an unexpected and fascinating discovery that reveals...

2013-08-30 23:02:34

In the wake of an August 28th article in the Richmond Register, titled “Family Discovers Mother’s Burial Did Not Meet Regulations”, Sunshine Bloggers announced the growing need for more intensive burial regulations, preventing outrages such as those listed in the article. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Sunshine Bloggers announced a rapidly expanding need for proper, more intensive burial regulations. This announcement came on the heels of a Richmond Register article published...

Archaeologists Discover Richard III Remains Came Close To Being Destroyed
2013-08-23 14:16:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of Richard III, which were first discovered last August, came very close to being destroyed, said archaeologists who were part of the dig team. The remains were found underneath a car park in Leicester, UK. A team from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have discovered during the second dig that a massive disturbance occurred at the Grey Friars church site sometime in the past that could have...

King Richard III To Be Honored With Burial In Raised Tomb
2013-07-29 09:46:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of King Richard III, which were unearthed in a car park in Leicester, UK last September, and found to be hastily buried in an unmarked grave with neither shroud nor coffin, will be reburied with honor beneath a raised tomb within a specially-created area in the Leicester Cathedral. The Cathedral is planning to spend about $1.5 million US on the re-interment, which will include alterations to the building, preparations...

2013-07-26 23:01:48

As cremation becomes more popular, The Memorial Garden at Cherry Hills Community church adds Wall of Remembrance to celebrated loved ones. Highlands Ranch, Colorado (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 According to the Cremation Association of North America, cremation statistics show that in 2005, 32% of deaths in the United States and 56% of deaths in Colorado were cremated. Projections show that by 2015, 44% of deaths in the US and over 72% of deaths in Colorado will be cremated. Because of these...

Suspected Vampire Burial Unearthed In Poland
2013-07-16 11:46:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Construction sites are becoming popular scenes for discoveries of everything from prehistoric mammoth fossils to newly discovered spider species. In following that trend, a recent construction project near Gliwice, Poland uncovered a potential graveyard, which upon further investigation revealed a gruesome fate. The site, which contains corpses with heads placed between their legs, is being labeled as a suspected vampire burial....

2013-07-08 23:00:55

According to a National Geographic article, ‘Mysterious Pair Buried With Flowers – Oldest Example Yet’ published on 7/1/2013, the remains of two individuals dating back 12,000 years have been found buried with flowers. BIA reminds the insurance industry why they should be in the business and announces its top 3 reasons to be in the insurance industry. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Graves located in a cave on Israel’s Mount Carmel yielded a fascinating discovery. According to...

2013-07-03 23:00:15

Mood Wood Now is now offering hand made ultra high quality wooden pet cremation urns and wooden burial urns online at http://www.moodwood.com. FRANKSVILLE, WIS (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Mood Wood, a foremost name in hand crafted, wooden cremation urns for nearly 25 years, understands the bond between many people and their pets and is now offering six models of the highest quality memorial pet cremation urns for the ash remains of beloved animals. Like its full line of human cremation urns,...

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