In a statement, Bokova said that these acts show the barbaric and ignorant nature of extremist groups, and that the sight of funerary
statues being destroyed in a public square before a crowd that contains children witnessing the destruction of their heritage is a disturbing site.
It will also fund the documentation, presentation and promotion of the funerary
collection, which will in turn allow for the recruitment of young Lebanese professionals in the field.
Erik Davis's contribution, "Weaving life out of death: the craft of the rag robe in Cambodian funerary
ritual," then proceeds to examine the theme of the pamsukula (both a cloth offering and a sub-ritual of the funerary
sequence) in its wider ramifications in Khmer funeral culture.
In the introduction Ladwig and Williams make several important general points: 1) the study of death and funerary
cultures is largely not about the dead, but about the relationships among the living and the living-dead (ghosts and/or spirits of deceased ancestors): 2) the dead are still agents in rituals, narratives, and family lives; 3) death is also about birth and transition; 4) despite Buddhist emphasis on the concept of nonself/non-soul, there are many local concepts of soul-like things (phi, kwan, chi) in Southeast Asia and China.
The discovery also denotes that the funerary
temple of Amenhotep III was filled with a great number of gods' statues as were also found in the king's temple in the eastern mainland of Luxor, which is known as the temple of the goddess Mut.
In scholarly but clear language, Lindsay takes readers through the ways the funerary
arts shaped and reflected the hopes and realities of French people in an era of violent change, both before and after the Revolution.
For that reason, the Poarch Band repeatedly endeavored, for more than six years after the archeological discovery, to reach a harmonious resolution with the Muscogee Nation to address both sides' interests in the proper reinterment of the remains and funerary
objects found there.
Now, members of the funerary
services industry are calling for the break up of this monopoly on coffins and privatizing the entire funerary
industry, where most of the complex process is currently handled by the government.
Hundreds reportedly took part in the funerary
cortege amid anti-Syrian chanting at the Sheikh Ziad cemetery.
The chapter stresses the importance of Kaharingan for the ethnocultural identity of the modern Ngaju and the role of the tiwah funerary
festival as a "cultural production and representation" (p.
A series of funerary
jars speaks to such a relationship.
We focus, in particular, on the changing role and significance of horses in Bronze Age mortuary rites, drawing on evidence from new analyses of faunal assemblages from funerary
and domestic contexts, and lipid residue analyses of ceramics deposited both on settlements and in graves.