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Burial with cremation remains & tombstone. Reconstruction.
1st c BCE-2nd c CE Roman Roman Provincial Environment

GALLO-ROMAN Anonymous (active 1st c BCE - 4th c CE)
c. 99 BCE-160 CE
1st c BCE-2nd c CE
Limestone
Roman Provincial
Funerary monument
France.
Lyon. Musee gallo-romain de Fourviere.
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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.

Caption: GALLO-ROMAN Anonymous | Burial with cremation remains & tombstone. Reconstruction. | c. 99 BCE-160 CE | Roman | Roman Provincial | ©Kathleen Cohen

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