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From Cairn to Cemetery : An archaeological investigation of the chambered cairns and early Bronze Age mortuary deposits at Cairnderry and Bargrennan White Cairn, south-west Scotland

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Author(s): Cummings V, Fowler C

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Series Title: British Archaeological Reports: British Series

Year: 2007

Volume: 434

Number of Volumes: 1

Number of Pages: 188

Publisher: Archaeopress

Place Published: Oxford

Notes: Contents: (Authors to Chapters 1-7: V. Cummings and C. Fowler) Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Excavations at Cairnderry chambered cairn Chapter 3: Excavations at Bargrennan chambered cairn Chapter 4: Cairnderry and Bargrennan: interpretations and comparisons Chapter 5: Contextualising Cairnderry and Bargrennan as megalithic constructions Chapter 6: Cairnderry and Bargrennan in the context of local early Bronze Age mortuary practices Chapter 7: Conclusion Appendices: 1 - The pottery from Bargrennan and Cairnderry (A. Sheridan) 2 - The battle axeheads from Bargrennan and Cairnderry (A. Sheridan) 3 - The bone belt hook from Bargrennan Pit 2 (A. Sheridan) 4 - The flaked stone assemblages from Bargrennan and Cairnderry (A. Pannett) 5 - The cremated bone from Cairnderry 2003 (A. T. Chamberlain) 6 - The cremated bone from Cairnderry 2004 Pits 3 and 5 (C. Cox) 7 - The cremated bone from Bargrennan 2004 and 2005 (M. Wysocki and V. Cummings) 8 - Environmental sampling at Cairnderry and Bargrennan (D.Aldritt and D. Davidson) 9 - Report of residue analysis of visible residue, sherds and soil from a pygmy cup and collared urn from Cairnderry (B. Stern) 10 - Radiocarbon determinations (V. Cummings and C. Fowler) 11 - Modern finds (V. Cummings and C. Fowler) 12- The conservation of the pottery (G. Chela, H. Hollund, J. Mulrooney and P. Parkes) 13 - Report on the survey work at Cairnderry (R. Pringle)

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ISBN: 9781407300399