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urn

The container where cremated ashes are stored
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With many tears they singled out the whitened bones of their loved comrade and laid them within a golden urn in two layers of fat: they then covered the urn with a linen cloth and took it inside the tent.
The fourth prize was two talents of gold, and the fifth a two-handled urn as yet unsoiled by smoke.
Meriones, who had come in fourth, carried off the two talents of gold, and the fifth prize, the two-handled urn, being unawarded, Achilles gave it to Nestor, going up to him among the assembled Argives and saying, "Take this, my good old friend, as an heirloom and memorial of the funeral of Patroclus--for you shall see him no more among the Argives.
So saying he gave the urn over to Nestor, who received it gladly and answered, "My son, all that you have said is true; there is no strength now in my legs and feet, nor can I hit out with my hands from either shoulder.
18 urns from the luxury and luxury quality of manufacture
Over the past few years, Perfect Memorials has designed and developed a full line of Heavenly Creations Cremation Urns.
And as cremations soar, more people are looking for urns that, well, don't look like urns.
POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of two metal urns.
He reckons you may be able to sell anything from old paving slabs to large concrete urns, ancient tools, aged weathervanes and benches for hundreds - or even thousands - of pounds.
We strive to offer something for everyone," says Peter Michelini, Product Specialist at Mainely Urns and Memorials.
TWO priceless Bronze Age urns containing ashes thought to be nearly 3,500 years old have been discovered - when digging up a GAA pitch The urns, thought to be from a cemetery, were found during developments at Mattock Rangers club in Collon, Co Louth.