God buried moses body somewhere on the desert side of the jordan river. The reason for this is because the people would have made a shrine or a tabernacle of the place.
Matthew 17:4 Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
Israel was good at this sort of thing although God disproved, remember the brazen serpent incident? (number 21) Well, that brazen serpent remained stationed in the camp for nearly 400 yrs after.
2 Kings 18:4 He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan.