Burial was a funeral rite used across the galaxy to honorarily dispose of the corpse of a sentient being by placing it into the ground. After his mother Shmi was tortured to death by a band of Tusken Raiders, Anakin Skywalker buried her in the sand at her husband's homestead. During the Clone Wars, the Gran senator Kharrus was killed on Florrum and buried there under a heap of rocks. On Jelucan, the inhabitants would practice sky burial, putting bodies in open cairns at high-altitude for birds to devour. They believed the birds took the soul as well as the flesh, into the sky, forever. The bones of the Serennian ancestors of Dooku were buried on Mantero, the Funeral Moon of Serenno. After the skirmish aboard the Tribunal, Ahsoka Tano and Rex buried the the 332nd Company on the moon the Venator-class Star Destroyer had crashed on. After he perished during the skirmish on Nevarro, the Ugnaught Kuiil was buried by Mandalorian bounty hunter Din Djarin.
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- Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian – "Legacy"
- Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection
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