Urna est genus vasorum, receptaculum saepe contectum, collo plerumque angustiori super corpus rotundum ac basi pedaria. Urnae antiquitate receptaculis pecuniae, cineribus mortuorum, sortitioni, suffragiisque proderant.[1]

Antiqua urna Romana ex alabastro facta.
Antiqua urna crematoria Graeca, ca. 850 a.C.n.

Urnae funereae (etiam urnae cinereae et urnae appellatae) a multis civilizationibus adhibentur. Post hominis mortem, cadaver concrematur, et cineres atque ossa collecta in urna sepulcrali conduntur.

Nexus interni

NotaeRecensere

  1. D. P. Simpson, Cassell's Latin Dictionary, ed. quinta (Novi Eboraci: Wiley Publishing, 1968), 625, s.v. urna.
  2. Plenius Urn Burial, or, a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns lately found in Norfolk.

BibliographiaRecensere

  • Hu, Yaowu. 2005. "Elemental Analysis of Ancient Human Bones from the Jiahu Site." Acta Anthropologica Sinica 24 (2): 158–65. ISSN 1000-3193.
  • Luan, Fengshi. 2006. "On the Origin and Development of Prehistoric Coffin and Funeral Custom." Cultural Relices 6: 49–55. ISSN 0511-4772.
  • Prothero, Stephen R. 2002. Purified by Fire: A History of Cremation in America. Berkeleiae: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520929746.
  • Richards, J. D. 1987. The significance of form and decoration of Anglo-Saxon cremation urns. Oxoniae: B.A.R. ISBN 0860544397.
  • Ubelaker, Douglas H. 1981. The Ayalan cemetery: a late integration period burial site on the south coast of Ecuador. Vasingtoniae: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Wang, Xiao. 1997. "On the Early Funeral Coffin in Central China." Cultural Relices of Central China 3: 93–100. ISSN 1003-1731.

Nexus externiRecensere

  Vicimedia Communia plura habent quae ad urnas spectant (Urns, Ballot boxes).
  • Getty. "Urns." Art & Architecture Thesaurus.