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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Researcher
Lykhachev Russian Research Institute
for Cultural and Natural Heritage,
Professor of Moscow State linguistic University,

Culture of separation (the difficult fate of the deceased)

Abstract. The article considers a variety of options for handling a dead body, adopted by different peoples in different epochs. Some of these customs have an ethnographic origin, some – social (reflects social inequality), some – religious. The relevance of the article is that it raises the question of the importance of the burial custom in the cultures of different peoples and different epochs.

Keywords. Culture, death, burial, cremation, decarnation, demembration, mummification, cannibalism.

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