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Death as a Process : the Archaeology of the Roman Funeral.

Author: John Pearce; Jake Weekes
Publisher: Havertown : Oxbow Books, 2017.
Series: Studies in funerary archaeology, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume draws on large-scale fieldwork from across Europe, methodological advances and conceptual innovations to explore new insights from analysis of the Roman dead, concerning both the rituals  Read more...

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Pearce, John.
Death as a Process : The Archaeology of the Roman Funeral.
Havertown : Oxbow Books, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Pearce; Jake Weekes
ISBN: 9781785703249 1785703242
OCLC Number: 1004190555
Description: 1 online resource (311 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of contributors; 1. Introduction: Death as a process in Roman funerary archaeology: John Pearce; 2. Space, object, and process in the Koutsongila Cemetery at Roman Kenchreai, Greece: Joseph L. Rife and Melissa Moore Morison; 3. Archaeology and funerary cult: The stratigraphy of soils in the cemeteries of Emilia Romagna (northern Italy): Jacopo Ortalli; 4. Funerary archaeology at St Dunstan's Terrace, Canterbury: Jake Weekes; 5. Buried Batavians: Mortuary rituals of a rural frontier community: Joris Aarts and Stijn Heeren. 6. They fought and died --
but were covered with earth only years later: 'Mass graves' on the ancient battlefield of Kalkriese: Achim Rost and Susanne Wilbers-Rost7. Some recent work on Romano-British cemeteries: Paul Booth; 8. Funerary complexes from Imperial Rome: A new approach to anthropological study using excavation and laboratory data: Paola Catalano, Carla Caldarini, Flavio De Angelis and Walter Pantano; 9. Animals in funerary practices: Sacrifices, offerings and meals at Rome and in the provinces: Sébastien Lepetz. 10. "How did it go?" Putting the process back into cremation: Jacqueline I. McKinley11. Afterword --
Process and polysemy: An appreciation of a cremation burial: Jake Weekes.
Series Title: Studies in funerary archaeology, v. 12.

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