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Chapter 3 Class 6 History - Early humans II

Why do you think the dead were buried with burial goods?



Answer to be written in the exam:

  • People from long ago believed that when someone died, they went to another world or afterlife.

  • To help them on their journey or to show respect, people buried the dead with things they thought they might need in the afterlife . These could be tools, food, clothing, or other items that the person might use.

  • Sometimes, people buried the dead with things that showed their wealth or status in society.

  • The practice of burying the dead with goods helped people to remember and respect those who had passed away, and it reflected their beliefs about what happened after death.

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