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Opitergium Necropolis

Proceedings of the Study Day Around the Exhibition L’anima delle cose (Oderzo, Tuesday 25 May 2021)

edited by

Marta Mascardi    Fondazione Oderzo Cultura onlus, Italia    

Margherita Tirelli    già Funzionario per la zona di Oderzo della Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Veneto    

Maria Cristina Vallicelli    Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per l'Area Metropolitana di Venezia e le Province di Belluno, Padova e Treviso    



The book collects eight contributions presented during the conference organised on 25 May 2021 at the Archaeological Museum of Oderzo, Fondazione Oderzo Cultura, towards the end of the exhibition L’anima delle cose. Riti e corredi dalla necropoli romana di ‘Opitergium’. The proceedings expand the research framework regarding the Opitergium necropolis of Roman and late antiquity ages, addressing specifically funerary monumentality, epigraphic documentation and funerary rituals. Some peculiar finds discovered within burial equipment are examined too (pairs of miniature ollas, writing tools, a bucket made with reused foils), also in relation to the wider context of the Veneto region and northern Italy.

May 30, 2023
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Margherita Tirelli   
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Giovannella Cresci Marrone   
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Con qualche riflessione sulle processioni ritratte nelle lamine preromane e romane del Veneto
Luca Zaghetto   
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Riflessioni a partire dal caso di Oderzo
Margherita Bolla   
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