PhD student Annet Nieuwhof has conducted research which included studying a number of remarkable prehistoric skulls. In her thesis, she presents an entirely new view of the rituals, including the burial culture, in the terp dwelling era. According to Nieuwhof people did not cremate their dead but kept or buried the skulls and bones in their houses after their excarnation (defleshing), all of which was part of ancestral worship.
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De Nederlandse wetenschappelijke expeditie rond Spitsbergen, SEES , is klaar voor vertrek. Vanmiddag om 18:00 uur vaart het schip de Ortelius af vanaf Longyearbyen met aan boord 50 klimaatwetenschappers, biologen, sociologen en andere...
Dr Bettina Reitz-Joosse, associate professor of Latin Language and Literature, has received an ERC Starting Grant for the project FACERE. Roman Making and its Meanings: Representations of Manual Creation in the Literature and Visual Culture of...
Joost Keizer new vice-dean Faculty of Arts
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