Passage graves as technologies of wrapping

Colin Richards, Vicki Cummings

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Abstract

Paper concerned with the construction of passage graves in Britain and Ireland, especially the manner in which the monuments are constituted of a series of material 'wrappings' to create the enclosing mound.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Neolithic of Europe
Subtitle of host publicationPapers in honour of Alasdair Whittle
EditorsD Hoffman, Vicki Cummings, Penny Bickle, Joshua Pollard
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxbow
Pages235-248
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78570-655-4 (epub)
ISBN (Print)978-1-78570-654-7
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2017

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Keywords

  • Passage graves
  • Wrapping
  • construction
  • Neolithic

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Richards, C., & Cummings, V. (2017). Passage graves as technologies of wrapping. In D. Hoffman, V. Cummings, P. Bickle, & J. Pollard (Eds.), The Neolithic of Europe: Papers in honour of Alasdair Whittle (pp. 235-248). [Ch16] Oxford: Oxbow.