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Funerary objects

Scope note

Use broadly for objects associated with or used in funerary practices of any culture. Sometimes defined more narrowly as only those placed with individual human remains either at the time of death or later as part of a death rite or ceremony.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000234126

Broader Terms used

ceremonial objects

Term used for

objects, funerary

Equivalent Terms used

funerary object

Created

12yrs ago

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