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The Archaeology of Death and Burial
The archaeology of death and burial is central to our attempts to understand vanished societies. Through the remains of funerary rituals we can learn not only about the attitudes of prehistoricExpand
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Symbolic and Structural Archaeology: Mortuary practices, society and ideology: an ethnoarchaeological study
Recent accounts of the investigation of social organisation as reflected in mortuary practices have been based on role theory. If the notion of roles is deemed to be part of an inadequate conceptionExpand
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The Beaker Phenomenon and the Genomic Transformation of Northwest Europe
From around 2750 to 2500 bc, Bell Beaker pottery became widespread across western and central Europe, before it disappeared between 2200 and 1800 bc. The forces that propelled its expansion are aExpand
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Stonehenge: Exploring the Greatest Stone Age Mystery
Stonehenge changes the way we think about the site, correcting previously erroneous dating, filling gaps in our knowledge about its builders and how they lived, clarifying the monument's significanceExpand
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The Powerful Dead: Archaeological Relationships between the Living and the Dead
The dead, collectively or individually, are sometimes powerful forces in human society. At other times they fade into relative insignificance. How archaeologists recover such ideological changes hasExpand
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Cattle mobility in prehistoric Britain: strontium isotope analysis of cattle teeth from Durrington Walls (Wiltshire, Britain)
An important role has been envisaged for cattle during the Neolithic period in Britain based on their prominence within the faunal assemblages of the period as a whole. The relative ease with whichExpand
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Evidence for mummification in Bronze Age Britain
Ancient Egyptians are thought to have been the only people in the Old World who were practising mummification in the Bronze Age (c. 2200-700 BC). But now a remarkable series of finds from a remoteExpand
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South Uist: Archaeology and History of a Hebridean Island
South Uist, at the southern end of the Western Isles, is only 22 miles long and, even though it is without the stone circles of other Scottish isles, it is covered in archaeological sites. ThisExpand
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