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Exclus du droit à la sépulture : image d’un groupe social au Moyen Âge (Poitiers; dernier quart VIIIe siècle)

Abstract : In the eastern area of Poitiers, occupied by crafted installations by the eighth and ninth centuries, eight young individuals –preadolescents, adolescents and young adults– have been discovered in a silo, having served as a garbage dump. The first six bodies have been brutally and successively dumped into the emptied pit. The seventh individual has been set down in a sitting position. The bodies showed signs of malnutrition, growth delay and markers of occupational stress. Five individuals also showed after-effects of traumas. The reconstitution of life conditions attests the exploitation of a servile young workforce who has been deprived of burial.
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Véronique Gallien, yves Darton, Frédéric Gerber. Exclus du droit à la sépulture : image d’un groupe social au Moyen Âge (Poitiers; dernier quart VIIIe siècle). XXXVIe Rencontres Internationales d'Archéologie et d'Histoire d'Antibes, M. Lauwers; A. Zemour, Oct 2016, Antibes, France. pp.225-240. ⟨hal-01487037⟩



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