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The Prehistoric Artefacts of Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

The last in a trilogy of monographs designed to provide a baseline survey of the prehistoric sites of Northern Ireland, this monograph considers the prehistoric artefacts that have been found in Northern Ireland. It aims to provide a basis for further research, and also to stimulate local interest in the prehistory of Northern Ireland. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Irish Late Iron Age Equestrian Equipment in its Insular and Continental Context

Rena Maguire

This is the first practical archaeological study of Irish Iron Age lorinery. The horse and associated equipment were very much at the heart of the social changes set in motion by contact with the Roman Empire; the examination of the snaffles and bosals allows us to bring the people of the Late Iron Age in Ireland into focus. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Post-Roman and Medieval Drying Kilns

Robert Rickett et al.

Drying kilns, corn-dryers and malting ovens are familiar features in post-Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval archaeology, yet few works of synthesis are available. Robert Rickett's pioneering dissertation is published here for the first time, with additional material from Mark McKerracher which sets the work within the context of more recent studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Burials and Society in Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Ireland

Cormac McSparron

This book describes and analyses the increasing complexity of later Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age burial in Ireland, using burial complexity as a proxy for increasing social complexity, and as a tool for examining social structure. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Garranes: An Early Medieval Royal Site in South-West Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

Presenting the results of an interdisciplinary project (2011–18) where archaeological survey and excavation, supported by specialist studies, examined the early medieval landscape of Garranes. A ringfort in the mid-Cork region of south-west Ireland, this 'royal site' is considered to have been a centre of political power and elite residence. READ MORE

Hardback: £45.00 | Open Access

Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Story-telling

ed. Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood et al.

In this book, based on the proceedings of a two-day workshop on experimental archaeology at the Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens in 2017, scholars, artists and craftspeople explore how people in the past made things, used and discarded them, from prehistory to the Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hillforts: Britain, Ireland and the Nearer Continent

ed. Gary Lock et al.

The Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland project (2012-2016) compiled a massive database on hillforts by a team drawn from the Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Cork. This volume outlines the history of the project, offers preliminary assessments of the online digital Atlas and presents initial research studies using Atlas data. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Archaeology of Prehistoric Burnt Mounds in Ireland

Alan Hawkes

This book details the archaeology of burnt mounds (fulachtaí fia) in Ireland, one of the most frequent and under researched prehistoric site types in the country. It presents a re-evaluation of the pyrolithic phenomenon in light of some 1000 excavated burnt mounds. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sites of Prehistoric Life in Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

This monograph brings together information on all the currently known sites in Northern Ireland that are in some way associated with prehistoric life. Compiled from a number of sources, it includes many that have only recently been discovered. A total of 1580 monuments are recorded in the inventory, ranging from burnt mounds to hillforts. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Classification of Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Copper and Bronze Axe-heads from Southern Britain

Stuart Needham

This work presents a comprehensive classification of the morphology of early metal age axe-heads, chisels and stakes from southern Britain. It is illustrated by a type series of 120 representative examples. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Hillforts, Warfare and Society in Bronze Age Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

This is the first project to study hillforts in relation to warfare and conflict in Bronze Age Ireland. This project combines remote sensing and GIS-based landscape analysis with conventional archaeological survey to investigate ten prehistoric hillforts across southern Ireland. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeological excavations in Moneen Cave, the Burren, Co. Clare

Marion Dowd

In 2011, cavers exploring a little-known cave on Moneen Mountain in County Clare in the west of Ireland discovered part of a human skull, pottery and an antler implement. An archaeological excavation followed, leading to the discovery of large quantities of Bronze Age pottery, butchered animal bones and oyster shells. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00