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6000 BCE: Burial of the Dead in Egypt.
 
 
5000 BCE: Evidence of burial in Sumer.
 
 
4000 BCE - 2300 BCE: Depictions of ships in stone (in burial settings) and metal found in Scandinavia.
 
 
3300 BCE: Early Harappan Civilization of India practices burial of the dead.
 
 
3300 BCE: Newgrange Burial Mound constructed in Ireland.
 
 
3000 BCE - 2000 BCE: First rock-cut burial chambers at Akrotiri.
 
 
2800 BCE: Later Harappan Civilization turns to cremation over burial.
 
425 CE - 450 CE: Earliest Anglo-Saxon burial in Britain.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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