Some Observations about Women in the Latin Settlement of Crustumerium (IX-V Century B.C.)

Barbara Belelli Marchesini, Francesco di Gennaro

Abstract


A short discussion of the female tombs of Crustumerium is here attempted, considering the entire chronological span of exploitation of the settlement and pointing out the distinctive criteria of gender and the demographic trend suggested by both archeological and anthropological preliminary analysis. The most meaningful funerary goods which were selected to point out the social position and the role of women inside the community are taken into account. 


Key words: Crustumerium - Female goods - Female role 



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