Keys to the Past

Glossary

Tree trunk coffin

In prehistoric times coffins were sometimes made from a hollowed out tree-trunk. Examples have been recorded for the Bronze Age - by antiquarians for Wydon Eals, near Haltshistle, and Cartington.

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