The funeral pyre located in Crypt of Varanus can be studied to unlock the special research, Breath of Fire.
In that research, the player learns that the funeral pyre was used for most dragonkin, while the dragonkin coffins that surrounded the pyre were used to entomb dragonkin of only a certain level of reverence.
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- ^ Breath of Fire, "Breath of Fire", RuneScape. "It appears that only dragonkin of a certain level of reverence were interred in ossuaries. Most kin that died appear to have been cremated instead, their remains left in urns stored in reliquaries also found within these crypts."