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Maritime lives in Iron Age Britain

January 4, 2016

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Dowload the pdf here. Iron Age coastal communities in England have been poorly understood since the beginning of our discipline. This is mainly as result of the lack of evidence for everyday maritime activities and also the focus of research on explaining an agro-pastoral way of living. Evidence of fishing, boats, harbour structures and ports are […]

Scilly’s Iron Age: valuing the invisible

September 3, 2012

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Figure 1. Map of the Isles of Scilly, underlying bathymetry data is derived from the GEBCO_08 Grid, version 20100927, http://www.gebco.net. Introduction This article seeks to assess the ways the Iron Age of the Isles of Scilly has been understood from previous and current archaeological studies. It stresses the problematic of the archaeological record being interpreted […]

The 14th Iron Age Research Student Seminar (IARSS) schedule

May 15, 2011

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Thursday, 26 May 2011 18.00: Evening reception at the Victoria Pub Friday, 27 May 2011 9.00-10.00 Registration 10.00-10.10: Welcome Session 1: Jody Joy (British Museum) 10.10-10.30: The Ornament of Beauty is Suspect: Women and Brooches in the Later Iron Age – Melissa Edgar 10.30-10.50: Beads, Torcs, and Brooches: Bodily Adornment in Iron Age Britain -Elizabeth […]

Re-evaluating Iron Age maritime societies: the North West Iberian Peninsula

July 27, 2010

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This is the abstract of my M.A. dissertation that is available now to download in pdf format at my About me page. Given the importance of the maritime environment to the modern coastal communities of north-western Iberia, it is surprising that relatively little scholarly attention has been placed on reconstructing aspects of maritimity in the […]