To the Gods of the Underworld: Roman Funerary Archaeology
Contextual study of archaeological objects linked to funerary practices and traditions during the late Roman Republic and the early Empire (2nd c. BCE-1st c. CE). Funerary rituals and ritualization of space - the outskirts of the city. Beautiful and dangerous dead. Ancestor cult and ancestor representation. Funerary landscapes: monumental and not so monumental tombs. Grave offerings and grave assemblages. Public personas and funerary iconography: gender, age, occupation. Death in Rome and death in the provinces.