The Monumental Cemeteries of Northern Pictland

  title={The Monumental Cemeteries of Northern Pictland},
  author={Juliette Mitchell and G. Noble},
  journal={Medieval Archaeology},
  pages={1 - 40}
THE EMERGENCE OF FORMAL CEMETERIES is one of the most significant transformations in the landscapes of 1st millennium ad Scotland. In eastern and northern Scotland, in the lands of the Picts, square and circular burial monuments were constructed to commemorate a small proportion of the population — perhaps a newly emerging elite in the post-Roman centuries. This paper presents the results of a project that has consolidated and reviewed the evidence for monumental cemeteries of the northern… Expand
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