Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tria Corda: Death & Burial Edition

A few articles on the 800-pound lead coffin found at Gabii last summer...
[UMich; National Geographic]

New pet cemetery this month:
S. Perusin & P. Mazza, "Semitella, an Italian Bell-Beaker (Final Copper Age) animal burial ground," Journal of Archaeological Science, Volume 37, Issue 4, April 2010, pp. 737-757.

Reviews from BMCR:

Greg Warden reviews Marshall Joseph Becker, Jean Macintosh Turfa, Bridget Algee-Hewitt, Human Remains from Etruscan and Italic Tomb Groups in the University of Pennsylvania Museum (2009)

Ingrid Edlund-Berry reviews Marie-Laurence Haack (ed.), Écritures, cultures, sociétés dans les nécropoles d'Italie ancienne: table ronde des 14-15 décembre 2007, mouvements et trajectoires dans les nécropoles d'Italie d'époque pré-républicaine et républicaine (2009).

1 comment:

Pat Diffendale said...

A lead coffin! I didn't know that an MRI could be used with something sheathed in a heavy metal.