Death as a process / edited by John Pearce and Jake Weekes.
Contributor(s): Pearce, John [editor,, author.] | Weekes, Jake [editor,, author.].Material type: BookSeries: Studies in funerary archaeology: v. 12Publisher: Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2017Description: ix, 300 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785703232 (pbk.).Other title: Death as a process : the archaeology of the Roman funeral.Subject(s): Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Rome | Human remains (Archaeology) | Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient | Excavations (Archaeology) | Burial -- History -- To 1500 | Social archaeology | Burial -- Rome
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Subtitle on cover: The archaeology of the Roman funeral.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction: death as a process in Roman funerary archaeology / John Pearce -- Space, object, and process in the Koutsongila Cemetery at Roman Kenchreai, Greece / Joseph L. Rife and Melissa Morison -- Archaeology and funerary cult: the stratigraphy of soils in the cemeteries of Emilia Romagna (Northern Italy) / Jacopo Ortalli -- Funerary archaeology at St Dunstan's Terrace, Canterbury / Jake Weekes -- Buried Batavians: mortuary rituals of a rural frontier community / Joris Aarts and Stijn Heeren -- 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-Rost -- Some recent work on Romano-British cemeteries / Paul Booth -- 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 -- Animals in funerary practices: sacrifices, offerings and meals at Rome and in the provinces / Sébastien Lepetz -- How did it go? Putting the process back into cremation / Jacqueline I. McKinley -- Afterword: process and polysemy: an appreciation of a cremation burial / Jake Weekes.