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Look Inside A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its Associated Grave-Goods

A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its Associated Grave-Goods

Volume 2

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  • Date Published: March 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108082563

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  • The fifth Baron Abercromby (1841–1924), a soldier and keen archaeologist, published this two-volume work in 1912. His especial interest was prehistoric pottery, and he introduced the word 'beaker' as a term to indicate the late Neolithic/Chalcolithic western European culture which produced these characteristic clay drinking vessels. His aim was to produce a chronological survey of British and Irish ceramics from the late Neolithic to the end of the Bronze Age, to classify these by type and geographical area, and to examine the goods associated with dateable pottery in burials and cremation urns. This heavily illustrated work also puts the British beakers into their European context and considers the possible indications of movements of people given by variations in style. Volume 2 discusses cinerary urns, and the grave goods, including the so-called 'pygmy urns', associated with them.

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    • Date Published: March 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108082563
    • length: 184 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • contains: 49 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Cinerary urns
    2. Pottery types
    3. Type 2, small cinerary or pygmy vessels
    4. Age of pygmy vessels
    5. Type 3, southern groups 1, 2, 3
    6. Relative age of southern types 3, 4
    7. Pottery types, area 2
    8. Pottery types, area 1
    9. Ethnographical
    10. Stonehenge
    11. Who were the brachycephalic invaders?
    12. Limits of the bronze age
    13. Relative chronology of pottery of bronze age I-V

  • Author

    John Abercromby

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