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Burials and political boundaries in the Avebury region, North Wiltshire.

Semple, S. J. (2003) 'Burials and political boundaries in the Avebury region, North Wiltshire.', Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology & history., 12 . pp. 72-91.

Abstract

This paper explores the burial record of North Wiltshire and argues that the preponderance of barrow burials and common use of ancient remains as well as a number of isolated barrow burials relates particularly to the status of this region as a fluctuating frontier in the C7th to C8th AD.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Landscape, Burial, Monumentality, Kingship, Kingdoms, Frontiers.
Full text:PDF - Published Version (4701Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://web.arch.ox.ac.uk/assah/
Record Created:08 Apr 2009
Last Modified:30 Aug 2011 15:31

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