Alan Saville

Alan Saville (1946-2016) was an archaeologist and a founding member of the UISPP Commission ‘Flint Mining in Pre- and Protohistoric Times’. He worked as senior curator at the National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, and earlier as Archaeological Field Officer of the Western Archaeological Trust. He led the excavation of flint mine sites at Den of Boddam and Skelmuir Hill, both in the Grampian region of north-east Scotland.


Prehistoric Flint Mines in Europe

ed. Alan Saville

This volume offers a review of major flint mines dating from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The 18 articles were contributed by archaeologists from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, using the same framework to propose a uniform view of the mining phenomenon. READ MORE

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