Bringing History to Death? The 21st-Century Funerals of Richard III to Aethelflaed of Mercia — Archaeodeath

There is a phenomenon that I haven’t yet read as being tackled in academic literature to date: funerary re-enactments. In this post I suggest they can serve as a ‘second funeral’ for historical personages, and sometimes they do involve archaeologically derived funerary remains and medieval cityscapes and buildings, as well as re-enactors. They truly bring […]

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