Urn Marble H: 34 cm - W: 35 cm - W: 28 cm Roman Period Lack certainly carved a figure lying on top. A side portion of the groove glued. Incineration is the most common method funeral in Rome since the Republican era. The urn collects and keeps the ashes of the deceased. Made of earthenware, glass or stone, these marble urns adopt towards the end of the first century before Christ.