Abstract โ€“ An Osteological and Historical Study of Three Roman Funerary Urns at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Collection

Lay attempts to provide information about the matter extracted from Roman funerary urns at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Collection. These urns date sometime between the first and third century CE, and were probably excavated from the necropolis on the Via Salaria. Roman funerary urns contained the cremated remains of human bones (cremains), but on … Read moreAbstract โ€“ An Osteological and Historical Study of Three Roman Funerary Urns at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Collection

An Osteological and Historical Study of Three Roman Funerary Urns at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Collection

1. Ancient Roman Cinerary Urns in Context ยง1.1 There are three Ancient Roman marble cinerary urns currently on display in the collection of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum. [Image 1] These three urns, along with over a hundred Latin inscriptions, were purchased in Italy between the years 1905 and 1907 by Hopkins professor Harry Langford … Read moreAn Osteological and Historical Study of Three Roman Funerary Urns at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Collection