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Collared Urns
Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland

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Part of Gulbenkian Archaeological Series

  • Date Published: April 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521105927

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  • Collared Urns represent a unified pottery tradition in the prehistory of the British Isles. They serve the archaeologist not only as a source for defining the Bronze Age, but as the basis for understanding regional diversities and as a context for explaining social and cultural development. In this definitive study Dr Longworth bases his new and exhaustive analysis on a complete corpus of known Collared Urns. Each surviving example has been studied; this volume presents a detailed description, notes on the archaeological context and wherever possible, an analytical drawing. The resultant catalogue will serve as a reference book for all concerned with the prehistory of Britain and Ireland, while the discussion of the urns and their prehistoric context sets a firm foundation for the understanding of the Bronze Age.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521105927
    • length: 600 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.4kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Fabric, form and decoration
    2. The primary series
    3. The secondary series
    4. Funerary practices and associated grave furniture
    5. Domestic and non-funerary contexts
    6. Chronology
    7. The Collared Urn tradition

  • Author

    Ian H. Longworth

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