The Museum presents a vision of the funerary practices in the Ebro Lands from the earliest entombment burials of the Neolithic to the Middle Ages, through the incinerations of the Iberian world, and the change to the burials of the Roman world, related to the Eastern cults and the spread of Christianity.
Hypothetical historical reconstruction of a burial in the Neolithic in the Ebre Lands.
The deceased, buried in an individual grave, would be accompanied by a simple funeral garment with ceramic vessels... laid at their side.
The deceased was buried with his ornaments: bracelets of different types, necklaces, etc.
He was also accompanied by stone tools.
Historical reconstruction of the ritual of burial in the Iberian period.
The ceramic containers have an evolution towards a standard model.
Handmade urn without lid. Vessel, widely used in the kitchen, where the ashes of the deceased were stored.
Turned vase with stone tile.
Cup-vessel closed with a plate and reused as a cinerary container.
Urn with painted decoration, prototype of the ballot box but with handles.
The model that triumphed was the urn made by turning and painted with geometric or vegetal decoration.
The grave godos was composed of objects of adornment, objects of personal use and an array of weapons.
Belt buckle with typical incised decoration.
The fibula was used to fasten and join pieces of clothing.
The falcata was a typical Iberian sword, it is the main element of the warrior panoply.
Soliferrum ritually folded. It was a long spear, about 2 meters long, and formed part of the warlike panoply.
Hypothetical historical reconstruction of a burial ritual from Roman times.
The lamp was a symbol of the life cycle, it was used to illuminate the world of darkness.
Vessel deposited as an offering for libations.
Vase deposited as an offering.
Hypothetical historical reconstruction of a burial in the medieval period.
Consorci del Museu de les Terres de l'Ebre
Historical Recreations: Arqueolític, Ibercalafell, Nemésis i Terra Feudal