63. Burial


See also 99. CORPSES ; 112. DEATH

cerement, cerements
the cloth or clothing in which the dead are wrapped for burial or other form of funeral.
columbarium
a vault where the remains of cremated bodies are kept, usually in one of a number of recesses in a wall.
exequy
1. a funeral procession or cortege.
2. funeral rites or ceremony.
hydriotaphia
a burial in an urn.
necropolis
a cemetery, especially one attached to an ancient city.
obsequies
a funeral or funeral ceremony. Sometimes obsequy .
sepelition
Obsolete, burial or interment.
sindology
the study of funeral shrouds.
taphephobia, taphiphobia, taphophobia
an abnormal fear of being buried alive.
taphophilia
a love for funerals.

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