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  • In the first period (Italic) cremation burials closely approximating to the Villanova type are found; in the second 1 (Venetian) the tombs are constructed of blocks of stone, and situlae (bronze buckets), sometimes decorated with elaborate designs, are frequently used to contain the cinerary urns; in the third (Gallic), which begins during the 4th centilry B.C., though cremation continues, the tombs are much poorer, the ossuaries being of badly baked rough clay, and show traces of Gallic influence, and characteristics of the La-Tene civilization.
  • E.) hewn in the rock, with its carved cinerary urns, is interesting.
  • Three coarseware cinerary urns containing cremated bones and also two small flagons.
  • There was also a bronze spearhead and part of a beaker and a cinerary urn.
  • Near the same spot was found, some years ago, a clay cinerary urn, of the form commonly held to be Roman.

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