Neatorama Posts Tagged "burial"
The Vampires of Drawsko, Poland...

Belief in the ability of the dead to rise up and v...  ...s about the beliefs that lay behind some of these burial rituals.Polcyn’s work describes one female...  ...avations in other countries like Slovakia before, burials with sickles across the throat are rare during th...  ...ng the dead would have horr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/29/The-Vampires-of-Drawsko-Poland/
Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl...

We've read about how San Francisco city officials...  ...ce organization built a new coffin and provided a burial for the child. But who was she? Her gravestone ca...  ...ty was finally discovered. See, before her second burial , researchers extracted DNA from the corpse, first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/18/Searching-for-the-Identity-of-San-Franciscos-Mysterious-Mummified-Girl/
Up to 7000 Former Mental Institution Patients are Buried Beneath a Mississippi Medical Center...

Mississippi's first insane asylum was established...  ...Center’s grounds.What to do with all these burials ? Exhuming and reburying each body would cost an e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/12/Up-to-7000-Former-Mental-Institution-Patients-are-Buried-Beneath-a-Mississippi-Medical-Center/
First Evidence in England of Burning Dead Bodies to Keep Them From Rising...

We've read about excavations in Ireland and other places where precautions were taken to ensure the corpse didn't reanimate as a vampire or zombie. It turns out that England may have been afraid of the same thing. An arc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/First-Evidence-in-England-of-Burning-Dead-Bodies-to-Keep-Them-From-Rising/
Badger Buries Calf Four Times His Size...

Researchers from the University of Utah took seven calf carcasses out to the desert to see what would happen. They were going to record, count, and identify the vultures, coyotes, and other animals that tend to feed off...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/31/Badger-Buries-Calf-Four-Times-His-Size/
The Mystery Behind the Missing Corpse of One of the Richest Men Ever...

In the mid-19th century, Alexander Stewart ran a vast business of factories and stores selling clothing and dry goods in New York City. When he died, he left a fortune worth $46 billion dollars in today's money. He died...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/28/The-Mystery-Behind-the-Missing-Corpse-of-One-of-the-Richest-Men-Ever/
Ancient Cannabis 'Burial Shroud' Discovered

An ancient burial site in northwest Chin ahas yielded some surprisi...  ...dating of the tomb's contents indicates that the burial occurred approximately 2,400 to 2,800 years ago.T...  ...ian steppe thousands of years ago, says Jiang.The burial site is at the Turpan oasis, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/05/Ancient-Cannabis-Burial-Shroud-Discovered/
Workers Discover 19th-Century Burial Grounds Under Greenwich Village, NYC

City workers digging to improve water mains beneat...  ...ly made a historical find when they uncovered two burial sites that date back to the 19th century. The fir...  ...k to ascertain the historical significance of the burial place. Read more on this story at The New York Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/06/Workers-Discover-19th-Century-Burial-Vaults-Under-Greenwich-Village-NYC/
The Luckiest Find in History: Richard III...

Philippa Langley stood in a parking lot near the site of the old Greyfriars Church in Leicester, England. She’d been working on a screenplay about Richard III and was curious to see where the maligned king had b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/05/The-Luckiest-Find-in-History/
Designers Propose Organic Burial Pods to Turn Human Remains into Trees

Neatorama has featured a number of modern innovati...  ...remains are encased in an organic, biodegradable burial "capsule," from which a tree eventually takes roo...  ...es as to the type of tree planted. Because such a burial is currently illegal in Italy, the project is mer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/28/Designers-Propose-Organic-Burial-Pods-to-Turn-Human-Remains-into-Trees/




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