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Bowties Are Cool • archaicwonder: The Shannongrove Gorget, Ireland,...

Bowties Are Cool • archaicwonder: The Shannongrove Gorget, Ireland,... | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
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The Shannongrove Gorget, Ireland, Late Bronze Age (c. 800-700 BC)


A gorget is a more elaborate form of the lunula, a crescent shaped ornament thought to have been used to fasten cloaks around the neck.
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Boscombe Bowmen Collective Grave?

Boscombe Bowmen Collective Grave? | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
In 2014 there were a number of papers from authors around Europe tackling the assumptions and misconceptions of Beaker burials.  Three of many [here] [here] [here] These centered around monumentalism and monument reuse, the lower numbers of women...
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New home for 4000 year-old Kenilworth burial urn - Leamington Observer

New home for 4000 year-old Kenilworth burial urn - Leamington Observer | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Leamington latest news, THE BURIAL urn of Kenilworth’s oldest resident is set to go on show in the town
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Gold hair-ring worn by high-status figure shows value of metal in Bronze Age ... - Culture24

Gold hair-ring worn by high-status figure shows value of metal in Bronze Age ... - Culture24 | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A gold hair-ring and a set of copper ingots found on farm land come from around 3,000 years ago, say archaeologists at National Museum Wales.
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Ancient skeletons hold key to origins of language - Archaeology

Ancient skeletons hold key to origins of language  - Archaeology | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
DNA from skeletons of Europe's first farmers yielded surprise: There were three, major migrations in prehistoric Europe - one 4,500 years ago from the steppes.

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Thanet Arch Acacia motif? (footnote)

Thanet Arch Acacia motif? (footnote) | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
At the hip of this Thanet, England beaker and you'll notice what appears to be an Acacia Leaf motif.
At first appearance, it might be taken as cordage, or pho-cordage, but it doesn't look like a typical corded braid.
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Méthodologie des recherches de terrain sur la Préhistoire récente en France. Nouveaux acquis, nouveaux outils, 1987-2012. Actes des premières rencontres Nord-Sud de Préhistoire récente, Marseille, ...

Méthodologie des recherches de terrain sur la Préhistoire récente en France. Nouveaux acquis, nouveaux outils, 1987-2012. Actes des premières rencontres Nord-Sud de Préhistoire récente, Marseille, ... | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
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VM_365 Day 233 Reconstruction of Collared Urn in stages

VM_365 Day 233 Reconstruction of Collared Urn in stages | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Today’s image for Day 233 of the VM_365 project shows the various stages of the reconstruction of a Bronze Age Collared Urn excavated from a child’s grave at Bradstow School, Broadstairs in 2009.
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To understand patterns in prehistoric societies larger area analysis is required

To understand patterns in prehistoric societies larger area analysis is required | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Archaeologists need to study larger areas of land and link those studies to measurable environmental, societal and demographic changes to understand variations in prehistoric societies, according to Penn State anthropologists.
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Archaeologists find rotted Iron Age roundhouse, decorated pottery and evidence ... - Culture24

Archaeologists find rotted Iron Age roundhouse, decorated pottery and evidence ... - Culture24 | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Evidence of "intermittent" occupation between the Mesolithic and post-medieval periods has been discovered by archaeologists at a site in a "relatively neglected" area.
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VM_365 Day 222 All at sea – St Mildred’s Bay Bronze Hoard

VM_365 Day 222 All at sea – St Mildred’s Bay Bronze Hoard | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
The image for Day 222 of the VM_365 project shows all of the the hoard  of ten Early Bronze Age palstave axes that was found in 1988 on the wave cut shelf on the foreshore at St Mildred’s Bay.
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Bone bow and arrow wrist guard and pottery found with Bronze Age body in ... - Inverness Courier

Bone bow and arrow wrist guard and pottery found with Bronze Age body in ... - Inverness Courier | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
DRUMNADROCHIT'S earliest-known resident, who lived around 4500 years ago, wore a stone guard on his wrist when using a bow and arrow and favoured geometric designs on his kitchenware.
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Archaeologists search for prehistoric settlements in fields where Bronze Age ... - Culture24

Archaeologists search for prehistoric settlements in fields where Bronze Age ... - Culture24 | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Extensive investigations are about to begin at South Hams, where archaeologists say a "huge" variety of material from the prehistoric and medieval periods has already been found.
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Getting into Pottery

Getting into Pottery | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Literally. We may have found evidence of crushed human bone being mixed into the clay used to make Early Bronze Age pottery. While I was looking at the Moseley Height Bronze Age pottery last week i...
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The Media and the Message

The Media and the Message | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Here's another way to look at Beaker pottery.
Regardless of the variation in the shape of Beaker pottery, it is usually easily recognizable.  It's decoration says "I'm a beaker".
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Island of Man

Island of Man | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
This thesis considers "change" using the emergence of the Bronze Age in the Isle of Man.  Celtic-Norse foundations on Mann (Greg Kingsley) For this paper, the subjects are kind of secondary to the subject matter of 'change', so I really can't...
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Bronze Age burial urn returns home

Bronze Age burial urn returns home | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A surprise discovery The Bronze Age burial urn, with cremated remains were found in Clinton Lane during routine archaeological evaluations of foundation trenches being dug for a small housing devel...

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Anglesey Bronze Age hoard officially declared treasure - BBC News

Anglesey Bronze Age hoard officially declared treasure - BBC News | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Gold and copper artefacts dating back to the late Bronze Age are deemed to be treasure by a coroner.
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VM_365 Day 231 Round barrow at Bradstow School, Broadstairs

VM_365 Day 231 Round barrow at Bradstow School, Broadstairs | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Round barrow excavated at Bradstow school, Broadstairs in 2009
The image for Day 231 of the VM_365 project is of the portion of the ring ditch of a round barrow which was excavated at Bradstow School, Broadstairs  in 2009.
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VM_365 Day 232 Crouched burial at Bradstow School, Broadstairs

VM_365 Day 232 Crouched burial at Bradstow School, Broadstairs | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Following on from yesterday’s image of the Bronze Age barrow at Bradstow School, Broadstairs, today’s picture for Day 232 of the VM_365 project shows the crouched burial of a child which was inserted on the periphery of the Barrow.
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Mysterious object unearthed at Stone Age site in Norway

Mysterious object unearthed at Stone Age site in Norway | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A mysterious object was found in a 6,000-year-old Stone Age settlement at Sømmevågen, near Stavanger Airport in Norway.
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3,500 year-old bronze artefacts inside upturned pot found in south-east Poland

3,500 year-old bronze artefacts inside upturned pot found in south-east Poland | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A ceramic vessel containing 3,500 year old bronze artefacts was recently discovered at Rzepedź in the Bieszczady Mountains (south-east Poland) after a walker noticed an ice axe sticking out of the ground.
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Treasure of bronze objects from before 3.5 thousand years discovered in Bieszczady | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Treasure of bronze objects from before 3.5 thousand years discovered in Bieszczady | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
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Boscombe Bowmen Collective Grave?

Boscombe Bowmen Collective Grave? | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
In 2014 there were a number of papers from authors around Europe tackling the assumptions and misconceptions of Beaker burials.  Three of many [here] [here] [here] These centered around monumentalism and monument reuse, the lower numbers of women...
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Lead Mining in the British Isles (1800 B.C.)

Lead Mining in the British Isles (1800 B.C.) | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
This paper by David Barrowclough examines evidence for the earliest lead mining in Northern Europe.  Compelling evidence of lead mining in Anglezarke‐Rivington shows predicted spikes in the Heavy Metals Assay and the Saturated Isothermal Remanent...
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Remains of Bronze Age 'bowman' found in Drumnadrochit - BBC News

Remains of Bronze Age 'bowman' found in Drumnadrochit - BBC News | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Skeletal remains found in a village on the shores of Loch Ness have been identified as dating back to the Early Bronze Age.
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