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And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem. (Genesis 35:4 KJV)

But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth. (Genesis 35:8 KJV)

So the idols were buried "under an oak" and Deborah Rebekah's nurse was buried beneath Bethel "under an oak"

Why the mention of Rebekah?

H439 - 'Allown Bakuwth = Outline of Biblical Usage: Allon Bachuth = "oak of weeping"

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  • The answer may well be very banal - in a hot climate when you have to work hard to dig a hole - do it in the shade of a tree. hence things tended to buried under trees. – Dottard Feb 4 at 11:27

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