Gristhorpe Man: an Early Bronze Age log-coffin burial scientifically defined

@article{Melton2010GristhorpeMA,
  title={Gristhorpe Man: an Early Bronze Age log-coffin burial scientifically defined},
  author={Nigel D. Melton and Janet Montgomery and Christopher J. Kn{\"u}sel and Catherine M. Batt and Stuart Needham and Mike Parker Pearson and Alison Sheridan and Carl P. Heron and Timothy J. Horsley and Armin Schmidt and Adrian A. Evans and Elizabeth A. Carter and Howell G. M. Edwards and Michael D. Hargreaves and Robert C. Janaway and Niels Lynnerup and Peter Northover and Sonia O’Connor and A. R. Ogden and Timothy F. Taylor and Vaughan Wastling and Andrew Wilson},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={2010},
  volume={84},
  pages={796 - 815}
}
A log-coffin excavated in the early nineteenth century proved to be well enough preserved in the early twenty-first century for the full armoury of modern scientific investigation to give its occupants and contents new identity, new origins and a new date. In many ways the interpretation is much the same as before: a local big man buried looking out to sea. Modern analytical techniques can create a person more real, more human and more securely anchored in history. This research team shows how. 
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