By Richard Bradley

ISBN-10: 0415221498

ISBN-13: 9780415221498

ISBN-10: 0415221501

ISBN-13: 9780415221504

This quantity explores why common locations comparable to caves, mountains, springs and rivers assumed a sacred personality in eu prehistory, and the way the facts for this is analysed within the box. It exhibits how proven learn on votive deposits, rock paintings and construction websites can give a contribution to a extra inventive method of the prehistoric panorama, and will even make clear the origins of enormous structure. The dialogue is illustrated via quite a lot of ecu examples, and 3 prolonged case studies.
An Archaeology of ordinary Places extends the diversity of panorama reviews and makes the result of glossy learn available to a much broader viewers, together with scholars and lecturers, box archaeologists, and people operating in historical past management.

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