GM Dictionary: The Dead #11

GM Dictionary: The Dead #11

This month we look at the various burial places of the world! What better way to kick off a series during October!?


Lychgate

In communities that had nowhere to store the dead before a funeral, cemeteries would have a lychgate which was a roofed gateway where the body was kept. This would be attended against body snatchers, but the roof would help keep weather from the body until services.


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