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Funerary practices  

Patrice Brun

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
This chapter surveys burial practices across Iron Age Europe, working outwards from the Circum-Alpine zone. During this period, only a fraction of the population was formally buried, in ... More

Materializing Light, Making Worlds: Optical Image Projection within the Megalithic Passage Tombs of Britain and Ireland  

Aaron Watson and Ronnie Scott

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
The distinctive architecture of Neolithic passage tombs reproduces the fundamental format of a camera obscura. Could Neolithic people have projected animated images of the outside world ... More

Sunlight, Divination, and the Dead in Aegean Ritual Tradition  

Lucy Goodison

Online publication date:
Sep 2017
Study of orientation in Bronze Age Cretan buildings has revealed long-overlooked sunrise alignments at the Palace of Knossos; while the recording of dawn alignments at the Mesara-type ... More