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The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen

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Wessex Archaeology Ltd 2011
Very good condition - writing in front, small dent on spine
Coloured photographs and diagrams

Found a few kilometres from Stonehenge, the graves of the Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen date to the 24th century BC and are two of the earliest Bell Beaker graves in Britain. The Boscombe Bowmen is a collective burial and the Amesbury Archer is a single burial but isotope analyses suggest that both were the graves of incomers to Wessex. The objects placed in both graves have strong continental connections and the metalworking tool found in the grave of the Amesbury Archer may explain why his mourners afforded him one of the most well-furnished burials yet found in Europe. This excavation report contains a series of wide-ranging studies and scientific analyses of the burials.

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Author(s):
Fitzpatrick, A.P.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30x21.5 cm
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
187435054X
ISBN-13:
9781874350545
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Wessex Archaeology
Title:
The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen

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Wessex Archaeology Ltd 2011
Very good condition - writing in front, small dent on spine
Coloured photographs and diagrams

Found a few kilometres from Stonehenge, the graves of the Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen date to the 24th century BC and are two of the earliest Bell Beaker graves in Britain. The Boscombe Bowmen is a collective burial and the Amesbury Archer is a single burial but isotope analyses suggest that both were the graves of incomers to Wessex. The objects placed in both graves have strong continental connections and the metalworking tool found in the grave of the Amesbury Archer may explain why his mourners afforded him one of the most well-furnished burials yet found in Europe. This excavation report contains a series of wide-ranging studies and scientific analyses of the burials.

Author(s):
Fitzpatrick, A.P.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30x21.5 cm
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
187435054X
ISBN-13:
9781874350545
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Wessex Archaeology
Title:
The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen

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