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The story so far

The story so far

So far you’ve explored the Roman attitudes to death and how it was the responsibility of the living to ensure that the transition from life to death was dignified. Great significance was given to the funeral pyre as well as the funeral process, after which bone fragments were collected together in a pot for burial.

Watch Carolina recap what we’ve discovered from the bone fragments of COL_20 so far and explain what still needs to be investigated in order to build a more detailed picture about this person.

COL_20: Profile of an individual

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Dead Interesting: Uncovering Roman Britain in Old Museum Collections

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