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    - HISTORY OF EUROPE (256 journals)
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New Hibernia Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Noctua. La tradizione filosofica dall'antico al moderno     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nomenclatura : aproximaciones a los estudios hispánicos     Open Access  
Nordic Journal of Educational History     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Northeast African Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Northern History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Northern Scotland     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Notes & Records of the Royal Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Nottingham Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Nuevo mundo mundos nuevos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nuova Rivista Storica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Ohio History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ohm : Obradoiro de Historia Moderna     Full-text available via subscription  
Opuscula : Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Oral History Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Oriens     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Orvosi Hetilap     Full-text available via subscription  
Osiris     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Oud Holland - Quarterly for Dutch Art History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Oxford German Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Palestine Exploration Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Paradigmi     Full-text available via subscription  
Paragone : Past and Present     Full-text available via subscription  
Parergon     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Parliamentary History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Parliaments, Estates and Representation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Pasado Abierto     Open Access  
Passato e presente     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Passepartout     Open Access  
Past & Present     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 140)
Pastoralism : Research, Policy and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Patrimoines du Sud     Open Access  
Patristica et Mediævalia     Open Access  
Pecia     Full-text available via subscription  
Pedralbes : revista d'història moderna     Open Access  
Penn History Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Peritia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Perspective     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Pharmaceutical Historian     Open Access  
Philippine Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Pleine Marge     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
PLURA, Revista de Estudos de Religião / PLURA, Journal for the Study of Religion     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Policy and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Polis : The Journal of the Society for Greek Political Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Politéia : História e Sociedade     Open Access  
Politics & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Politique et Sociétés     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Popular Music History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Porta Aurea     Open Access  
Postcolonial Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Postcolonial Text     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Préhistoires méditerranéennes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (hardback)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering History and Heritage     Hybrid Journal  
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, The     Full-text available via subscription  
Proceedings of the Zoological Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Procesos Historicos     Open Access  
Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Przegląd Nauk Historycznych     Open Access  
Psychoanalysis and History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Psychoanalysis Culture & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Publications du Centre Européen d'Etudes Bourguignonnes     Full-text available via subscription  
Purdue Historian     Open Access  
Quaderns d’Història de l’Enginyeria     Open Access  
Quaker History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Queensland Naturalist     Full-text available via subscription  
Queensland Review     Full-text available via subscription  
Questes : Revue pluridisciplinaire d'études médiévales     Open Access  
Quintana. Revista de Estudos do Departamento de Historia da Arte     Open Access  
RADAR : Historiedidaktisk tidsskrift     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Rasenna : Journal of the Center for Etruscan Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Rationality and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Raven : A Journal of Vexillology     Hybrid Journal  
Reinardus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Relaciones. Estudios de historia y sociedad     Open Access  
Renaissance Drama     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Renaissance Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 52)
Renaissance Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Res Gesta     Open Access  
Res Historica     Open Access  
Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Reti Medievali Rivista     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Review of Central and East European Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Reviews in American History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Revista Alétheia     Open Access  
Revista Análisis Internacional     Open Access  
Revista Chilena de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Crítica Histórica     Open Access  
Revista de Estudios Historico-Juridicos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Historia (Concepción)     Open Access  
Revista de História Bilros. História(s), Sociedade(s) e Cultura(s)     Open Access  
Revista de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Historia Industrial. Economía y Empresa     Open Access  
Revista de Historia Social y de las Mentalidades     Open Access  
Revista de Historia Universal     Open Access  
Revista de Istorie a Moldovei     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Eletrônica Discente História.com     Open Access  
Revista Habitus : Revista do Instituto Goiano de Pré-História e Antropologia     Open Access  
Revista Historia Autónoma     Open Access  
Revista Maracanan     Open Access  
Revista Memória em Rede     Open Access  
Revista Mosaico : Revista de História     Open Access  
Revista Paginas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revolutionary Russia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Revue archéologique de l'Est     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Revue archéologique du Centre de la France     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Revue d'Histoire de l'Eglise de France     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Revue d'histoire de l'enfance     Open Access  
Revue d'Histoire des Textes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Revue d'histoire du XIXe siècle     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Revue de géographie historique     Open Access  
Revue de l’Histoire des Religions     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Revue des Études Arméniennes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Revue d’histoire des sciences humaines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue Mabillon     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Rhetoric Society Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
RIHA Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
RIHC : Revista Internacional de Historia de la Comunicación     Open Access  
Romanticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Romanticism on the Net     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Romantik : Journal for the Study of Romanticisms     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Rúbrica Contemporánea     Open Access  
RUDN Journal of Russian History     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
RUDN Journal of World History     Open Access  
Rural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Russian Education & Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Russian History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Russian Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Sacris Erudiri     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Saeculum. Jahrbuch für Universalgeschichte     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Safundi : The Journal of South African and American Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Sasdaya : Gadjah Mada Journal of Humanities     Open Access  
Scandinavian Journal of History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Scando-Slavica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Science & Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Scientia Canadensis: Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine / Scientia Canadensis : revue canadienne d'histoire des sciences, des techniques et de la médecine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Scottish Church History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Scottish Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Scrineum Rivista     Open Access  
Scrinium : Journal of Patrology and Critical Hagiography     Open Access  
Scrutiny2: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Sémata : Ciencias Sociais e Humanidades     Full-text available via subscription  
Semina : Revista dos Pós-Graduandos em História da UPF     Open Access  
Senses and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Serendipities : Journal for the Sociology and History of the Social Sciences     Open Access  
Sibirica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Siècles     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Signals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Signos Historicos     Open Access  
Slagmark - Tidsskrift for idéhistorie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Slavery & Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Slavonica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Social History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 57)
Social History of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Social Science History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Social Sciences and Missions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Società e Storia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Society and Economy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Sociología Histórica     Open Access  
South African Historical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
South African Journal of Economics : SAJE     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
South Asia Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
South Asian History and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
South Asian Popular Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
South Asian Survey     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
South Australian Naturalist, The     Full-text available via subscription  
South Central Review     Full-text available via subscription  
South European Society and Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Southeast European and Black Sea Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Southwestern Historical Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Soviet and Post-Soviet Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
SPAL : Revista de Prehistoria y Arqueología     Open Access  
Spontaneous Generations : A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sport in History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Studi di Storia Medioevale e di Diplomatica - Nuova Serie     Open Access  
Studia Aurea : Revista de Literatura Española y Teoría Literaria del Renacimiento y Siglo de Oro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Studia Historiae Oeconomicae     Open Access  
Studia Historyczne     Open Access  
Studia Iranica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Studia Litteraria et Historica     Open Access  
Studia z Historii Filozofii     Open Access  
Studies in Church History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Studies in Digital Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Studies in East European Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Studies in History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)

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Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
Number of Followers: 7  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0079-497X - ISSN (Online) 2050-2729
Published by Cambridge University Press Homepage  [353 journals]
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      PubDate: 2021-12-03
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.15
       
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      PubDate: 2021-12-03
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.16
       
  • ‘The Dead are Watching Us’: A Landscape Study of Prehistoric Rock-cut
           Tomb Cemeteries in Ossi, Sardinia, Italy

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      Authors: Robin; Guillaume, Soula, Florian, Tramoni, Pascal, Manca, Laura, Lilley, Kirsty
      Pages: 1 - 30
      Abstract: The island of Sardinia is well known for its Late Neolithic and Copper Age underground rock-cut tombs that were used over generations for collective burials. Many tombs were decorated to resemble house interiors and cemeteries are often referred to as villages of the dead. Research so far has focused on excavating stratigraphic contexts within some of these monuments, or on typological classifications of tomb plans and wall decorations, but the landscape context of the cemeteries and their relationship to settlements have been overlooked. The article presents the results of two seasons of survey in Ossi (north-west Sardinia), focusing on two major cemeteries (Mesu ‘e Montes and S’Adde ‘e Asile). Combining fieldwalking, mapping and 3D recording techniques, the survey provides a comprehensive documentation of the cemeteries (from the underground architecture of individual tombs to their landscape setting) and yields evidence of prehistoric settlements in their vicinity. The article discusses the topographic and visual relationships between the tombs and the residential areas and how they may reflect social interactions between the living and the dead in late prehistoric Sardinia.
      PubDate: 2021-04-12
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.2
       
  • Between Novelty and Variability: Natufian Hunter-Gatherers (c. 15–11.7
           kyr) Proto-Agrotechnology and the Question of Morphometric Variations of
           the Earliest Sickles

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      Authors: Rosenberg; Danny, Chasan, Rivka
      Pages: 31 - 50
      Abstract: How hunter-gatherers manipulated and utilised their natural surroundings is a widely studied topic among anthropologists and archaeologists alike. This focuses on the Natufian culture of the Late Epipalaeolithic period (c. 15–11.7 kyr), the last Levantine hunter-gatherer population, and specifically on the earliest composite tools designed for harvesting. These tools are widely referred to as sickles. They consisted of a haft into which a groove was cut and flint inserts affixed. This revolutionised harvesting and established it on new grounds. While the plants manipulated by these tools are yet to be identified with certainty, it is evident that these implements were rapidly integrated and dispersed throughout the Natufian interaction sphere, suggesting that they provided a significant advantage, which probably constituted a critical step toward agriculture. At the same time, the Natufian haft assemblage demonstrates high morphometric variability. We review the available data concerning Natufian hafts and offer three possible models to explain the noted variability. We conclude that while these models are not mutually exclusive, this varied technological pattern is best understood as deriving from a protracted formative phase of technological development, progressing through incremental processes of trial and error.
      PubDate: 2021-05-24
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.5
       
  • Hands Stencils in El Castillo Cave (Puente Viesgo, Cantabria, Spain). An
           Interdisciplinary Study

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      Authors: Ripoll; Sergio, Bayarri, Vicente, Muñoz, Francisco J., Ortega, Ricardo, Castillo, Elena, Latova, José, Herrera, Jesús, Moreno-Salinas, David, Martín, Ignacio
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      Abstract: Our Palaeolithic ancestors did not make good representations of themselves on the rocky surfaces of caves and barring certain exceptions – such as the case of La Marche (found on small slabs of stone or plaquettes) or the Cueva de Ambrosio – the few known examples can only be referred to as anthropomorphs. As such, only hand stencils give us a real picture of the people who came before us. Hand stencils and imprints provide us with a large amount of information that allows us to approach not only their physical appearance but also to infer less tangible details, such as the preferential use of one hand over the other (i.e., handedness). Both new and/or mature technologies as well as digital processing of images, computers with the ability to process very high resolution images, and a more extensive knowledge of the Palaeolithic figures all help us to analyse thoroughly the hands in El Castillo cave. The interdisciplinary study presented here contributes many novel developments based on real data, representing a major step forward in knowledge about our predecessors.
      PubDate: 2021-10-11
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.11
       
  • El Niño Cave (Aýna, Albacete, Spain): Late Middle Palaeolithic, Rock
           Art, and Neolithic Occupations from Inland Iberia

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      Authors: García-Moreno; Alejandro, Cubas, Miriam, Davidson, Iain, Garate, Diego, López-Dóriga, Inés, Marín-Arroyo, Ana B., Mateo Saura, Miguel Ángel, Ortiz, José E., Polo-Díaz, Ana, Rios-Garaizar, Joseba, San Emeterio, Aixa, de Torres, Trinidad, Wood, Rachel
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      Abstract: El Niño cave, located on the south-eastern border of the Spanish Meseta, hosts a discontinuous sequence including Middle Palaeolithic and Neolithic levels, along with Upper Palaeolithic and Levantine style paintings. It is a key site for understanding human occupations of inland Iberia during the Palaeolithic and early prehistory. This paper summarises the main results of a multidisciplinary project aimed at defining the prehistoric human occupations at the site.
      PubDate: 2021-10-20
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.14
       
  • Change and Diversity in Neolithic Mortuary Practices on the Isle of Man

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      Authors: Fowler; Chris, Crellin, Rachel J., Gamble, Michelle
      Pages: 83 - 107
      Abstract: While the Early Neolithic chambered tombs of the Isle of Man are well known and the Late Neolithic has been clearly defined with reference to a distinctive suite of artefacts, little is known about the Middle Neolithic. This article reports on 17 new Neolithic radiocarbon dates from cremated human remains from the Isle of Man. These identify five burials in cists as Middle Neolithic and indicate new sequences of activity at cemeteries starting in the Middle Neolithic. Each of these sites is examined in detail. The dates also spur a reconsideration of the development of Ronaldsway pottery and the integration of Grooved Ware pottery and motifs into early 3rd millennium practice on the island. The paper ends with a consideration of the changing effects of mortuary practices throughout the Neolithic on the Isle of Man and a discussion of connections with Middle and Late Neolithic activity in Ireland and Britain.
      PubDate: 2021-09-21
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.12
       
  • Returning from the Underworld: The West Kennet Palisades in the Avebury
           Monument Complex

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      Authors: Sims; Lionel
      Pages: 109 - 131
      Abstract: In recent decades some archaeologists have come to doubt key components and properties of the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age (EBA) Avebury monument complex. By site excavation of the Beckhampton Avenue, Silbury Hill, and the West Kennet Palisades the idea of an integrated group of contemporaneous monuments has been thrown into doubt. In this paper these critiques are themselves critiqued and further tested by an inter-disciplinary exercise integrating archaeology, landscape phenomenology, and archaeoastronomy. It is suggested that the emergent properties of this procedure reveal that these recent doubts are unfounded and that this monument complex was designed for rituals to initiate neophytes by simulating journeys through a virtual underworld.
      PubDate: 2021-06-14
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.7
       
  • Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) Investigation of Engraved Chalk
           Plaques from the Stonehenge Region

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      Authors: Davis; Bob, Harding, Phil, Leivers, Matt
      Pages: 133 - 160
      Abstract: Newly discovered and previously documented Late Neolithic chalk plaques from the Stonehenge locality have been subjected to new, non-invasive techniques which allow access to previously unseen elements of archaeological evidence. The application of these methods – involving Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and Polynomial Texture Mapping (PTM) – has revealed detail of the surface preparation and allowed methods and sequence of the compositions to be unpicked, clarifying their complexities. The results reveal a range of approaches to the compositions, some of which demonstrate planning, order, and intention while others include less systematic, rapidly executed sketches. Investigations of lines and surfaces have been made, supplemented by preliminary studies of replicated test pieces, to examine potential implements used in their creation and remark on plaque biographies and surface attrition following manufacture. Furthermore, detail revealed by RTI provides indications of the orientations in which some of the plaques should be viewed and – in one instance – suggests a ‘reflected’ element that may not be entirely abstract. Results from improved radiocarbon determinations place the plaques in the early part of the 3rd millennium bc which, together with identification of individual motifs, allows the plaques and the designs to be reconsidered within the corpus of Neolithic art in the British Isles.
      PubDate: 2021-10-28
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.13
       
  • The Pre-Pottery Neolithic Water-well at Tell Seker al-Aheimar, Upper
           Mesopotamia: The Social Contexts of its Construction and Management

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      Authors: Nishiaki; Yoshihiro
      Pages: 161 - 172
      Abstract: The water-well recovered from a Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB) level in Tell Seker al-Aheimar, Northeast Syria, represents the oldest well thus far known in Upper Mesopotamia. It demonstrates that the construction of water-wells was a wide-spread practice among the PPNB communities across Cyprus, the Mediterranean coast, and now a far inland region of Upper Mesopotamia. This article provides detailed data on the water-well’s excavation and its stratigraphy, morphology, spatial positioning in the settlement, dating, and associated artefacts. An important implication of these data is that the construction and use of this well involved community activities that may have included rituals. Further, its location close to the Khabur River suggests that the well was not constructed to merely obtain fresh water; its major purpose could have been to guarantee the procurement of non-polluted water as this was an increasing concern among the developing Neolithic villages. On the whole, the water-well of Tell Seker al-Aheimar gives us important insights that develop our understanding of the Neolithisation processes of the region, notably the ‘domestication of water’.
      PubDate: 2021-04-29
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.3
       
  • Bronze Age Woollen Textile Production in England: A Consideration of
           Evidence and Potentials

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      Authors: Haughton; Mark, Sørensen, Marie Louise Stig, Bender Jørgensen, Lise
      Pages: 173 - 188
      Abstract: Responding to recent advances in knowledge about the first arrival of woollen sheep in Europe and linked investigations of textile remains on the Continent, this paper argues that our insight into the role of wool in the English Bronze Age needs rethinking. We argue that the relevant questions are: when did the procurement of and working with wool become a routine aspect of settlement life, and did the change from plant fibres to wool affect communities differently' The paper outlines some of the core research questions we need to consider and points to the necessity of triangulating between the evidence provided by textiles, faunal remains, and textile working tools to reach more comprehensive insights. The paper ends by indicating a further research question – namely whether the apparent differences in the ‘wool economy’ in different parts of Bronze Age Europe may suggest differences in ‘body politics’.
      PubDate: 2021-04-12
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.1
       
  • Beyond Newgrange: Brú na Bóinne in the later Neolithic

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      Authors: Davis; Stephen, Rassmann, Knut
      Pages: 189 - 218
      Abstract: The Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site, Ireland is best known for its megalithic monuments, in particular the great developed passage tombs of Knowth, Dowth, and Newgrange, and its abundance of megalithic art. However, our understanding of the wider Brú na Bóinne landscape has changed beyond all recognition in the last decade owing to the application of modern, non-invasive survey technologies – in particular LiDAR and large-scale geophysical survey – and most recently as a result of the hot, dry summer of 2018 which revealed a series of remarkable cropmarks between Newgrange and the River Boyne. Despite a lack of excavation it can be argued, based on their morphological characteristics, that many of the structures revealed belong within the corpus of late Neolithic ritual/ceremonial structures, including earthen henges, square-in-circle monuments, palisaded enclosures, and pit/post-alignments. These display both extraordinary diversity, yet also commonality of design and architecture, both as a group and with the passage tombs that preceded them. This paper provides an up-to-date survey of the late Neolithic and presumed late Neolithic landscape of Brú na Bóinne. It provides new evidence and new insights from ongoing survey campaigns, suggesting parallels within the British Neolithic but also insular development within some monument classes.
      PubDate: 2021-06-09
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.6
       
  • A New Study of the Decorated Cists in Kilmartin Glen, Argyll, Scotland

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      Authors: Watson; Aaron, Bradley, Richard
      Pages: 219 - 230
      Abstract: Decorated cists have been identified at three burial cairns in Kilmartin Glen, Mid Argyll. The paper provides a new analysis of the cover slab at Nether Largie North, which features a series of pecked axeheads. Previous studies suggested that they replaced an array of cup marks, but the evidence of photogrammetry suggests a longer sequence and a more complex scheme. The same approach was taken to the decorated cists beneath the Nether Largie Mid cairn and a comparable structure at Ri Cruin. Additional depictions were identified. The carvings within all three cists are organised in similar ways. They date from a period in the Early Bronze Age when metal was imported from Ireland. At the same time, the reuse of older structures suggests a new concern with the past.
      PubDate: 2021-09-01
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.10
       
  • Hot Stone Technology at Bucklers Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire: The Use and
           Re-use of a Persistent Place During the Bronze and Iron Ages

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      Authors: Chittock; Helen, Masefield, Robert, Allison, Enid, Crone, Anne, Hamilton, Derek, Richer, Suzi, Robertson, Jackaline, Wood, Alex
      Pages: 231 - 260
      Abstract: Archaeological investigations at Bucklers Park in Crowthorne have revealed a window onto a significant later prehistoric place, which was used and revisited over 1700 years between the Early Bronze Age and later Iron Age (c. 1800–100 bc). Activity on site was based around the heating of water using fire-heated flint, producing three mounds of fire-cracked flint and burnt organic material. These ‘burnt mounds’ are known across later prehistoric Britain and Ireland, but the ways they may have been formed are uncertain, and they are arguably under-discussed in southern Britain. Whilst water was initially drawn from a stream, a series of wells were established at the site between the Middle Bronze Age and Early Iron Age, one of which contained a well-preserved log ladder. These wells were revisited and recut over long periods of time and during the Middle Iron Age the site’s function shifted dramatically when a roundhouse was constructed. The long-term use of the site, its excellent organic preservation, dating, and its location in a remote area on the Bagshot Heath, make it significant. This paper summarises the findings from the excavations, discussing the formation of the site in the context of wider research on later prehistoric burnt mounds.
      PubDate: 2021-07-21
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.8
       
  • Copper Mining in the Bronze Age at Mynydd Parys, Anglesey, Wales

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      Authors: Jenkins; David A., Timberlake, Simon, Davidson, Andrew, Mal, Kalla, Marshall, Peter, Mighall, Tim, O’Brien, Charlotte, Smith, David N.
      Pages: 261 - 291
      Abstract: The Bronze Age in Britain is now a term often used to include both the first use of copper c. 2400 bc and also tin-bronze from c. 2100 bc, all of which required the extensive use of copper. Prehistoric mining for this metal has been identified in surface and underground workings in Parys Mine, Mynydd Parys, Anglesey, although almost all of the surface workings are now obscured by the extensive deep spoil from more recent mining in the industrial period. These copper-bearing ores are in bedded lodes, together with some intruded vein deposits. The Bronze Age workings have been exposed underground where they have been intersected by the early 19th century industrial workings on and above the 16 fathom and 20 fathom levels in the Parys Mine. Spoil exposures contain stone hammers (‘mauls’), wood fragments, and charcoal; samples of the latter have been radiocarbon dated with chronological modelling suggesting activity took place in the first half of the 2nd millennium cal bc. Although relatively limited in extent, these important prehistoric mining sites are among the earliest found in the UK. They have survived due to their protection from surface erosion and limited accessibility.
      PubDate: 2021-05-24
      DOI: 10.1017/ppr.2021.4
       
 
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