Funeral pyre with the deceased & offerings. Reconstruction.
1st c BCE-2nd c CE Roman Roman Provincial Environment
(active 1st c BCE - 4th c CE)
c. 99 BCE-160 CE
1st c BCE-2nd c CE
Wood; Earthenware; Flowers
Lyon. Musee gallo-romain de Fourviere.
Cremation of the dead was the usual Roman custom until the later 2nd century.