Crisis and Ambition Tombs and Burial Customs in Third-Century AD Rome

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-11-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Barbara E. Borg is Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Exeter. She has worked on a wide range of topics, often linking her core subject Greek and Roman art and archaeology with neighbouring disciplines such as Egyptology, Classical Literature, Ancient History, and Geology.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Plates
1. Introduction: The third Century
2. Traditional Cemeteries and Tombs
3. Innovation and New Designs
4. Underground Tombs
5. Long-Term Use and Re-Use
6. Sarcophagi
7. Sarcophagi in Context
8. Interior Decoration
9. Conclusions

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