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Earliest Evidence Of Burials With Flowers Found In Israel Cave
2013-07-03 07:00:37

A recent discovery in a cave in Israel has given researchers a new look into how our ancient ancestors treated their dead.

2013-06-18 23:20:42

Following the June 15th report by Grand Forks Herald, FuneralFinancials.com weighs in on the subject saying that the casket is often the most expensive purchase during the funeral planning process.

King Richard III Hastily Buried In Grave Without Shroud Or Coffin
2013-05-24 10:46:11

A new review on the University of Leicester’s discovery of Richard III’s remains underneath a car park in Leicester has found that the slain King of England was buried in a “hastily dug grave.” The review reveals for the first time specific details of the grave where King Richard was buried after an excavation team unearthed the site last year.

2009-12-08 07:00:00

UNION, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the time of year when people contemplate their resolutions for the year ahead.

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2008-11-05 10:35:16

The skeleton of a 12,000 year-old Natufian Shaman has been discovered in northern Israel by archaeologists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2005-08-03 05:43:09

By Peter Apps JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - AIDS and a growing urban population are forcing South African officials to find new cemeteries and encourage families to bury several members in the same grave, Johannesburg city authorities said Wednesday.

2005-08-03 05:37:36

By Peter Apps JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - AIDS and a growing urban population are forcing South African officials to find new cemeteries and encourage families to bury several members in the same grave, Johannesburg city authorities said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.