H 205 x W 290 mm
47 figures, 34 tables (colour throughout)
Published Jan 2024
Early Medieval; Merovingian; Frisian; Saxon; The Netherlands; Low Countries; Frankish; Funerary Archaeology; Inhumations; Graves; Grave goods; Cemeteries; Pottery; Glassware; Weaponry; Dress Accessories; Beads; Typology; Chronology; Correspondence Analysis; Material Culture; North Sea
This book is the result of a large-scale yet detailed study of early medieval grave furnishings from the Netherlands, aiming at the creation of a comprehensive artefact typology and updated relative chronology for this under-explored period in the Low Countries.
The Netherlands in the early medieval period
Introduction to the cemeteries
A revised date for inhumations from the Netherlands
Buckles and belt fittings
Pendants and amulets
Rings and chatelaines
Tools and utensils
Furnished burial in the Netherlands
Tim van Tongeren is a finds specialist and independent researcher. He works as a Post-Excavation Project Officer for Headland Archaeology in the West Midlands. He obtained his degree in archaeology from Leiden University in the Netherlands (2014) and subsequently relocated to Wales where he studied the archaeology of the Anglo-Saxon and Viking period in Britain and Ireland. He obtained a master’s degree with distinction from Cardiff University in 2016 and a doctorate in archaeology from Canterbury Christ Church University in 2021.