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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 […]

Computer applications and quantitative methods in Archaeology 2012

March 14, 2012

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CAA session of Thursday 29th of March, University of Southampton Loc(i) Motion: current technologies and computational methodologies for exploring human movement in the past and present Markers, visibility and the structuration of past landscapes. Analysing the role of megalithic monuments as waypoints during Iberian Late Prehistory. Patricia Murrieta-Flores Bronze age pathways? Past populations mobility in […]

Robert Van de Noort’s new book

May 22, 2011

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VAN DE NOORT, R. (2011) North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC – AD 1500, Oxford University Press. This book is the result of more than a decade of research focused primarily on the development of the maritime cultures of the North Sea. Van de Noort’s immense experience in wetland archaeology and human/environment relationships […]

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 […]