Archaeobotanical analysis in Cittanova necropolis (Modena)

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Federica Riso


archaeobotany, roman, necropolis, Mutina, Sambucus ebulus


The archaeological site of Cittanova had a key role during the romanization process of Mutina (now Modena, northern Italy). Preliminary archaeobotanical analysis (seeds/fruits) have been carried out on the necropolis dated from the II century BC to the II century AD, in order to find food remains involved in the ritual ceremonies. A total of 211 seeds/fruits and 5 taxa have been identified, among which Cereals, Legumes and wild species.

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