publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Paleoenvironmental investigations of Crannogs in south west Scotland and Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Fonville, Thierry Remi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2015
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Crannogs are widely distributed archaeological sites in Scotland and Ireland and can be described as artificially constructed islands, dated mainly to the Iron Age and Medieval periods. However, little is known about the function and chronology of these sites. This study aims to show how palaeoecological and palaeoenvironmental analyses can support the interpretation of these sites. Two regions were chosen, as national archaeological databases indicated that they had a high concentration of dated crannogs: south west Scotland and Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Five lakes in total were selected: Cults Loch, Barhapple Loch and Black Loch of Myrton from south wes...
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