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A multi-analytical approach using FTIR, GC/MS and Py-GC/MS revealed early evidence of embalming practices in Roman catacombs

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During the second-third century, cremation was progressively abandoned for inhumation in the Roman Empire and was accompanied by new funeral practices. Recent archaeological excavations in the catacombs of Saints Peter and Marcellinus in Rome revealed thousands of formerly undiscovered skeletons of individu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.microc.2017.03.012

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Linacre College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Microchemical Journal Journal website
Volume:
133
Pages:
49-59
Publication date:
2017-03-12
Acceptance date:
2017-03-10
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ISSN:
0026-265X
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pubs:686341
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uri:c3b15827-eabf-4343-b171-a2a6ac5e4a03
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uuid:c3b15827-eabf-4343-b171-a2a6ac5e4a03
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pubs:686341

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