Pathways and Ceremonies: The Cursus Monuments of Britain and Ireland [Paperback]

Alistair Barclay (Author); Jan Harding (Author)

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ISBN: 9781900188425 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Series: Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers | Volume: 4 | Year of Publication: 2017 | Language: English 154p, figs & pls




Pathways and Ceremonies

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A review of the most recent evidence from cursuses, and ideas on their interpretation, with contributions as follows: Introduction (J Harding and A Barclay) , the radiocarbon problem (A Barclay and A Bayliss) , symbolic territories (J Harding) , processions, memories and the Dorset cursus (R Johnston) , Dorchester on Thames - ritual complex or ritual landscape (R Loveday) , cattle, cursus monuments and the river ... the Upper Thames (A Barclay and G Hey) , the Cambridgeshire Ouse (T Malim) , Eastern England (J Last) , the Cleaven Dyke (A Barclay and G Maxwell) , the Holywood cursus, Dumfries (J Thomas et al) , cursus monuments in Scotland (K Brophy) , cursus monuments in Wales (A Gibson) , cursus-like monuments in Ireland (C Newman) , Passy-Rots and linear monuments in northern France (I Kinnes) .

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