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The second group of necropolises is defined by less complex burial structures, such as pit-graves, single-urn graves, and bustum or cremation fossa.
Plain necropolises of this period include the Necropolis of Cruz del Negro, El Judio and Canada de las Cabras (Torres 1999: 166, 2004: 440-441), and probably La Angorrilla (Fernandez and Rodriguez 2007: 82-90; 2009: 3065) (2), all in Seville.
As such, the presence of new objects and practices do not necessarily mean that Southern Iberia necropolises are actually Phoenician and not indigenous (Escacena 1989: 437, 2001: 92, 2004).
Mariano-Torres has lately reiterated this association between inhumation and elite burials for the 7th and 6th centuries BC, and added that cremation was the only body treatment for the 'free' population buried in the 'plain' necropolises (Torres 2004: 438-443).
They have certainly adopted Roman-type <<material culture>> such as the inventory of known necropolises proves.
In Romanian historiography, the topic of incineration necropolises was taken up in strict connection to the continuity of Dacian autochthons during the Roman era (61).
Garasanin's classification and mapping of pit incineration necropolises led him to the conclusion that this funerary phenomenon was in strict relation to Illyrian populations.
The necropolises in Alburnus Maior (Rosia Montana).
Around town are ancient burial sites - necropolises from Roman times and before Roman times.