inhumation

as in burial
the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place there is evidence that this ancient culture practiced cremation as well as inhumation

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“Inhumation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inhumation. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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