A survey ofthe necropolislocated on a sandstone outcropadjacenttothe Fewet oasis provided information on 1329 tumuli covering the entire course ofGaramantian hi story. The resulting database is here analysed in order to provide a typology ofthe stone structures, a chronology ofthe cairns and a reconstruction ofthe mortuary landscape and funerary practices at Fewetfrom the Late/Final Pastoral through the Garamantian period.

The survey of the Fewet necropolis / M. Liverani, L. Barbato, E. Cancellieri, R. Castelli, C. Putzolu (ARID ZONE ARCHAEOLOGY). - In: Life and death of a rural village in Garamantian times : archaeological investigations in the oasis of Fewet (Libyan Sahara) / [a cura di] L. Mori. - Borgo San Lorenzo : All'Insegna del Giglio, 2013. - ISBN 978-88-7814-594-8. - pp. 199-224

The survey of the Fewet necropolis

C. Putzolu
2013

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A survey ofthe necropolislocated on a sandstone outcropadjacenttothe Fewet oasis provided information on 1329 tumuli covering the entire course ofGaramantian hi story. The resulting database is here analysed in order to provide a typology ofthe stone structures, a chronology ofthe cairns and a reconstruction ofthe mortuary landscape and funerary practices at Fewetfrom the Late/Final Pastoral through the Garamantian period.
Mortuary landscape; Garamantes; funerary practices; stone structures; chronology
Settore L-ANT/09 - Topografia Antica
Settore L-ANT/10 - Metodologie della Ricerca Archeologica
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