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Excavations at Knowth

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This is the second volume of the comprehensive account of excavations at Knowth - part of the ancient Brugh na Boinne complex which also includes Dowth and Newgrange. The first monograph, published in 1984 covered aspects of prehistoric activity at Knowth. That included a report on the excavation of the small passage tombs, an area of Later 'Western' Neolithic settlement and four areas of Beaker activity. This monograph is a report on further aspects of the prehistoric settlement which have been excavated since 1989. These include evidence for Earlier and Later 'Western' Neolithic habitation, Passage Tomb settlement, Grooved Ware activity and Beaker settlement. Further volumes in this series at Knowth archaeological monographs will examine the large Passage Tomb, megalithic art and later activity on the site, which includes Iron Age, Early Christian, Medieval and post medieval settlement/
The present volume is illustrated with site plans and sections, detailed drawings of finds and photographs. There are appendices on the petrological study of pottery, suggested reconstruction of the Grooved Ware structure, and seed and animal bone analyses.

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Author(s):
George Eogan, Helen Roche
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874045496
ISBN-13:
9781874045496
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Royal Irish Academy
Title:
Excavations at Knowth

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This is the second volume of the comprehensive account of excavations at Knowth - part of the ancient Brugh na Boinne complex which also includes Dowth and Newgrange. The first monograph, published in 1984 covered aspects of prehistoric activity at Knowth. That included a report on the excavation of the small passage tombs, an area of Later 'Western' Neolithic settlement and four areas of Beaker activity. This monograph is a report on further aspects of the prehistoric settlement which have been excavated since 1989. These include evidence for Earlier and Later 'Western' Neolithic habitation, Passage Tomb settlement, Grooved Ware activity and Beaker settlement. Further volumes in this series at Knowth archaeological monographs will examine the large Passage Tomb, megalithic art and later activity on the site, which includes Iron Age, Early Christian, Medieval and post medieval settlement/
The present volume is illustrated with site plans and sections, detailed drawings of finds and photographs. There are appendices on the petrological study of pottery, suggested reconstruction of the Grooved Ware structure, and seed and animal bone analyses.

Author(s):
George Eogan, Helen Roche
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874045496
ISBN-13:
9781874045496
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Royal Irish Academy
Title:
Excavations at Knowth

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