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Recherches sur les figurines en terre cuite gallo-romaine en contexte archéologique.

Abstract : The Romano-Gaulish terracotta figurine must not be regarded as a simple sta- tuette in the round. When associated to a Romano-Gaulish context, on civil, religious or funeral point of view, this work allows the figurine to be apprehended as an ar- chaeological object. It describes the figurines within their archaeological context through the medium of a "representative" inventory of sites associated with an ico- nographical catalogue. This study aims at defining functions and giving a place to this figurine within the Romano-Gaulish society itself. It drives us into the economi- cal and social, but also religious and funeral, history of a modest fringe of the Roma- no-Gaulish society. The protection given by these objects is sought by people in the local workshops but also in the homes through the a terracotta representation of Ve- nus, the goddess mother or even a character or an animal. It may seem that it stayed in the circle of the family from birth to death. Primarily considered as a toy, it pro- gressively becomes a daily presence and finally accompanies its owners to the grave. In a context of religion, its role evolves into the shape of a gift or even an ex-voto in places of worship and more particularly in sanctuaries.
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Sandrine Talvas. Recherches sur les figurines en terre cuite gallo-romaine en contexte archéologique.. Histoire. Université Toulouse le Mirail - Toulouse II, 2007. Français. ⟨tel-00550840⟩

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