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Sous les scories, une nécropole : un petit ensemble funéraire du Haut-Empire (Coulans-sur-Gée, Les Brochardières, Sarthe)

Abstract : About 15 kms from the french city of Le Mans, a partially preserved necropolis with cremations was found in 2012 along a plot of land probably inherited from the Roman period. Four graves have been identified, dated from the IInd to the beginning of the IIIrd century thanks to the pottery. Internal organisation and artefacts from those pits are very diversified. Deposits are of different types : ossuaries, pyre debris being redeposited, and deposits which includes both of the previous types. Pottery-wares used to place the ossuary, as well as the vessels deposited in the structures are from local origin, only one was imported. Afterwards, a steel industry settled in the mid IIIrd century
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Aurelie Mayer, Vanessa Brunet, Guillaume Bron, Jérôme Brenot, Mélanie Demarest, et al.. Sous les scories, une nécropole : un petit ensemble funéraire du Haut-Empire (Coulans-sur-Gée, Les Brochardières, Sarthe). Revue Archéologique de l'Ouest, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2016, 33, pp.209 - 220. ⟨10.4000/rao.3461⟩. ⟨hal-02131853⟩

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