Charnel House (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Funerary and Burial Structures or Features

A structure in which recently deceased human bodies were placed so that the flesh and other soft tissue would decompose prior to final interment of the remains.

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Archaeological Investigation of Interstate Route 55 Through New Madrid and Pemiscot Counties, Missouri, 1964 (1965)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Richard A. Marshall.

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Cheetum Site: An Archaic Burial Site in Dade County, Florida (1993)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Christine L. Newman.

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Long Branch Lake Survey 1974-1978
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The Long Branch Lake Survey 1974–1978 was authorized under the Flood Control Act of 1965 (Grantham 1986:1). The investigation was initiated because the construction of Long Branch Lake would directly impact and result in the loss of significant archaeological data. Since preservation was unfeasible, the USACE, Kansas City District, contracted with Northeast Missouri State University to recover archaeological data in order to mitigate the effects of construction. Between the summer of 1974 and...