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At the Crematorium

Before the casket is wheeled into

the burning room, the pastor says a

short prayer. A hymn is sung, then the

mourners say their final farewell, filing… 473 more words


AETERNITAS understands the pain of losing someone, and it is during this saddest and most trying time that it commits to stand by your side to ease the hardship of saying goodbye. 178 more words

Quezon City

Last days in india

A few days left to kill in India, I decided to go back to Varanasi.

Today I walked along the ghats because I wanted to see if I could get a closer look at the burning bodies of the crematorium because before then I’d only seen them from a boat. 351 more words

Archaeodeath at a Crematorium Funeral

This entry breaks new ground for this blog by reflecting on my own attendance of a funeral at a crematorium. Despite my interest in funerary archaeology and many discussions of mortuary material cultures, memorials, monuments, architectures, cemeteries, and landscapes – of the past and present – I rarely discuss my own personal engagements with mortality and its material cultures. 1,217 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Four Graves for Harvey Milk

To celebrate LGBT History month I’ve asked writers, historians and scientists to write about interesting queer people who now reside in our cemeteries and crematoriums. … 1,018 more words


New view of Daldowie

Jan 1 has become something of a traditional visit to Daldowie (that’s Daldowie Crematorium for the non-local).

It can be a surprisingly interesting wander if time is taken to look at some of the memorials. 261 more words



… In heaven (or hell?).

The DTH antenna at the crematorium in Perungudi.