Closing the family tomb after a famadihana (turning of the bones). Many Malagasy groups still use megalithic communal tombs and standing stones, similar to the chambered tombs of prehistoric Western Europe. (ethnoarchaeology) (Original teaching slide code: WG-19)
Grave of Sobrino, a resident of Samachique Pueblo who died in Umira and was buried in the Rejogochi cemetery. The body was wrapped in a blanket which was secured to a corral pole and carried to the gravesite. After burial, the pole was left at the grave. The small wooden cross to the left of the larger wooden cross at the head of the grave is comparable to Item 92032.