Reconstructing Syntheses in Romano-British Cremation

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This paper focuses on archaeological reconstructions of Romano-British cremation, reexamining the syntheses of evidence, inference and terminology that inform our current understandings of this form of ritual action. In particular, I will look at two main areas, each with their own specific discourse, namely ‘the cremation process’ (in relation to ‘pyre technology’), and ‘bustum burials’.

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Weekes J., (2005) “Reconstructing Syntheses in Romano-British Cremation”, Theoretical Roman Archaeology Journal 0(2004). p.16-26. doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/TRAC2004_16_26

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Jake Weekes (School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent)

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