Urn Found in Chaboikoshal Hunza

April 11th, 20149:13 am

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Urn Found in Chaboikoshal Hunza

Urn(a container that is often shaped like a vase with a closed top and that is used to hold the ashes of someone who has been cremated) found in Chaboikoshal Ganish Hunza,
According to researchers dead bodies were burnt at the stake. After that, Ashes were carefully collected and put into urns

Ejaz, speaking in Burushaski language, opines that the huge vase may have been used to bury the ashes of the dead in the ancient past. This claim is based on the fact that traces of ash are still reportedly present inside the huge mud vase.

He also says that in the ancient past the people used to bury their dead along with their valuable belongings. He also says that mud pots were generally not manufactured in the Hunza-Nagar Valley implying that either they were imported to the region or people from outside the region had reached the valley where they manufactured the mud pots.

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