Via Sepulcral Romana - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 41° 23.059 E 002° 10.323
31T E 430774 N 4581751
Quick Description: This remnant of the Roman Civilization is located in the middle of Barcelona, about 30 feet below street level.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 6/8/2014 4:38:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMKXGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
Views: 6

Long Description:
This is an ancient Roman cemetery, according to goole translate. The bodies here are now unidentified and unknown. There are no names nor markings on the headstones. It was established because Roman law forbade burials within a city. When a person died, their body would be buried below the street level. There are over 50 grave sites here, which is a very unusual place even underground for that many grave sites. This was made from the first to the third century, A.D.

More information can be found here, on the wikipedia entry, which is google translated to English from Catalan.

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Earliest Burial: Not listed

Latest Burial: Not listed

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