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Urn grave with grave goods

Less wealthy descendents protected graveswith roof tiles and a crest tile. The found has been displayed just as it was found by the excavators.

The urn contained the deceased's remains. The bowls in front of the urn were filled with food for the deceased. A coin was often placed in the grave to pay Charon for passage into the land of the dead.

Location
"Roman cemetery"

Reconstructed grave features, Römermuseum Obernburg
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1 Reconstructed grave features, Römermuseum Obernburg © Römermuseum Obernburg

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