Monday, 2 March 2009

People of the Long Barrows: Life, Death and Burial in the Earlier Neolithic

Martin Smith and Megan Brickley (The History Press)

A study of the lives of the communities that built the long barrows, the oldest known architecture in the British Isles often interpreted as houses for the dead, which explores the livelihoods of the barrow builders, their health and diet, as well as their burial rituals.

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