The Gallo-Roman cremation cemeteries of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - intial findings of current research

Michel Polfer1 and Jos Thiel2

1 Seminaire d'Etudes Anciennes, Centre Universitaire de Luxembourg, 162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg, tel.:( 00352)-81.11.77, fax:(00352)-81.12.07.
2 11, rue Principale, L-8365 Hagen, Luxembourg.
M. Polfer michel_polfer@compuserve.com, Jos Thiel thiel@cetrel.lu

Cite this as: M. Polfer and J. Thiel 1997 'The Gallo-Roman cremation cemeteries of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - intial findings of current research', Internet Archaeology 4. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.4.4

Summary

The paper will present the first results of a research project which aims at:

The geographic area for the study is the modern Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, a major part of the ancient civitas treverorum. The project covers the period from the second half of the first century AD to the fifth century AD.

Map of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The paper is divided into three main parts:

  1. a short history of Gallo-Roman funerary archaeology in Luxembourg
  2. a short presentation of some of the first results of the study related to:
  3. a presentation (through maps and a database) of the current state of the corpus (which currently has records of 300 different archaeological sites)

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