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Title The early and late Roman rural cemetery at Nemesbőd (Vas County, Hungary) / editor in chief Gábor Ilon ; text edited by Judit Kvassay.
Imprint Oxford : Archaeopress, [2015]

Series Archaeopress Roman archaeology ; 5
Archaeopress Roman archaeology ; 5.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Hungary -- Nemesbőd.
Cemeteries -- Hungary -- Nemesbőd.
Hungary -- Antiquities, Roman.
Alt Name Ilon, Gábor,
Kvassay, Judit, 1953-
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The Roman cemetery at Nemesbőd belonged to a settlement or a villa which was located on the territory of the Roman colony of Savaria (present day Szombathey, Hungary) in Pannonia. This book deals with 37 graves, which consisted of mainly cremation but also of some inhumation burials. Detailed analysis of grave goods (bronze vessels, pottery, glass, personal accessories, lamps etc.) provides a study of burial customs and their evolution. In addition, specialist reports on human remains and animal bone as well as on epigraphic material are presented.
Audience Specialized.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 15, 2016).
Available through Archaeopress Digital Subscription Service.
Contents Introduction : The Szombathely -- Vát project and the excavation of the Roman cemetery at Nemesbőd (Gábor Ilon) Studies on the cemeteries of Savaria and its 'territorium' (Endre Norbert Fülöp, András Radics) The site within the landscape (András Radics) The finds (András Márton, Endre Norbert Fülöp and András Radics) -- Pottery, Glass vessels, Bronze vessel, Oil lamps (lucernae), Clothing accessories, Jewellery, Writing implements, Iron knives, The box, Coins, Carved bone objects, Nails, hooks, Indeterminable bronze and iron objects The dating of the graves and related features (András Márton and Endre Norbert Fülöp) Cemetery structure (András Márton and Endre Norbert Fülöp) Burial customs (András Márton, Endre Norbert Fülöp and András Radics) -- Terminology of cremation burials, Primary cremations, Secondary cremations, Terminology of inhumations, Defining the rituals of the excavated graves, Primary cremations, Secondary cremations, Inhumations, Features not identifiable as burials, Grave types, Cremation and the handling of cremated remains, Position of the corpse in the inhumations, The fill of the graves, Position of grave goods, Rites conducted on the grave goods, Custom of grave furnishing, Summary Catalogue of graves, enclosure ditches and their finds (András Márton, Endre Norbert Fülöp and András Radics) Interpretation of the graffiti (Andrea Barta) Roman graves at the Szombathely -- Vát sector of Main Road 86: results of the anthropological analysis (Gábor Tóth) -- Materials and methods, Nemesbőd -- Irtás-dűlő, Nemesbőd -- Általúton kívül-dűlő, Vép -- Surányi-patak nyugati oldala Analysis of the archaeozoological material from the three sites at the Szombathely -- Vát sector of Main Road 86 (Éva Ágnes Nyerges) -- Description of the animal bone material, Assessment of the roman period animal bone material Summary (Gábor Ilon, András Márton) Résum
ISBN 178491049X
9781784910495 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9781784910495
OCLC # 976026935
Additional Format Print version: 9781784910488

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