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Dating the Neolithic human remains at Knowth

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The 60 AMS 14C determinations on cremated and non-burnt human bone presented here have provided a robust chronological framework for the interpretation of the main use phase at Knowth. This large series was seen as necessary to overcome the problem presented by the late fourth-millennium BC calibration plateau. To a large extent this strategy has been successful, but as is usually the case with modelling, there is not necessarily a single, clear-cut answer to questions of chronology, and much...

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10.7486/DRI.s178j1735

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Sub department:
Archaeology Institute
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Royal Irish Academy Publisher's website
Host title:
Excavations at Knowth 6: The Passage Tomb Archaeology of the Great Mound at Knowth
Place of publication:
Dublin
Publication date:
2017-11-01
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831868
ISBN-10:
1908996765
ISBN-13:
9781908996763
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pubs:831868
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uuid:43e6e2e9-136f-4e31-a3cd-abffb17656db
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pubs:831868
Deposit date:
2018-03-27

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