Claire Copper, an experienced field archaeologist and established member of the supervisory team at the Ness of Brodgar excavations in Orkney, completed her MPhil on the Bronze Age funerary cups of southern England in 2017 at the University of Bradford. Her current doctoral research at the University of Edinburgh is funded by the Margaret Stewart Bequest and builds upon her MScRes study of the Beaker pottery of northern Britain and the Netherlands.
Cups are the least studied of all Bronze Age funerary ceramics and their interpretations are still based on antiquarian speculation. This book presents the first study of these often highly decorated items including a fully referenced and illustrated national corpus that will form the basis for future studies. READ MORE
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