The funerary rite of burial of the intact corpse, which took on increased popularity in South Etruria from the eighth century BC onward (e.g., Veii, Caere, Tarquinia), replacing the earlier rite of cremation.
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Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • inumazione — i·nu·ma·zió·ne s.f. CO l inumare e il suo risultato; sepoltura, seppellimento: rito dell inumazione, praticare l inumazione Sinonimi: sepoltura, seppellimento, tumulazione. Contrari: esumazione, riesumazione. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1774. ETIMO …   Dizionario italiano

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