Burial with cremation remains & tombstone. 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
Lyon. Musee gallo-romain de Fourviere.
Cremation of the dead was the usual Roman custom until the later 2nd century. After cremation the remnants of bones and funerary offerings would be collected in an urn then deposited in a grave with a marker.