Tag: Burial Practices

Getting to the Bottom of a Grave at Snailwell

Through a detailed look at the objects found in a grave at Snailwell, Jody Joy tells us about the person buried there: Who where they? What was their life like? And why were they buried in such an elaborate grave?

Jody Joy

7 May 2024

Bed Burials and Mobility in the Early Middle Ages

Bed burials were rarer in England than in Europe. Unearthed in 2011, the Trumpington bed burial unveils a fascinating narrative of mobility, femininity, and Christianity in the Early Middle Ages.

Emma Brownlee

13 February 2024

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