Thesaurus Term/Concept: MORTUARY ENCLOSURE

Identifier 70089
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A subrectangular earthen enclosure defined by a ditch, usually with an internal bank, assumed to have been used for the primary exposure or burial of human remains in the Neolithic period prior to secondary burial elsewhere.

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Context Record
Monument Type MCC8095 Colchester-Stanway gravel pits (Monument)