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H 290 x W 205 mm

274 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Sep 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914332

Digital: 9781784914349

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Archaeology; Neolithic; Orkney; Scotland; Britain; Architecture; Art; Markings; Engravings; Houses

University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute Research Series 1

Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney

Process, Temporality and Context

By Antonia Thomas

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This book offers a groundbreaking analysis of Neolithic art and architecture in Orkney, focussing upon the incredible collection of hundreds of decorated stones being revealed by the current excavations at the Ness of Brodgar.



Foreword; Prologue ; 1. Introduction; 2. Art, Architect ure and Archaeology; 3. Orkney; 4. Maeshowe; 5. Skara Brae; 6. The Ness of Brodgar; 7. Process; 8. Temporality; 9. Context; 10. Conclusions; 11. Epilogue; Index