Welsh History Podcast Episode 06: Death in Bronze Age Britain

8Jul

Today we look at burial practices as well as some good luck practices which appear to have started in the Bronze age and carry on today.

Resources
Pearson, Mike et al. 2015. "Craig Rhos-y-felin: a Welsh bluestone megalith quarry for Stonehenge." Antiquity 89, no. 348: 1331-1352. 

Hall, Mark, and Joanna Bruck. 2010. "Women, Death and Social Change in the British Bronze Age Comments by Mark Hall." Norwegian Archaeological Review43, no. 1: 77-85. 

____, Homo neanderthaenis, What does it mean to be human, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-fossils/species/homo-neanderthalensis Accessed June 7, 2016.

Owoc, Mary Ann, Aspects of Ceremonial Burial in the Bronze Age of South-west Britain, Department of Archaeology and Prehistory University of Sheffield, http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/3510/1/341799_vol1.pdf Accessed June 7, 2016.

Bronze age urn found in Rhiw
http://www.rhiw.com/hanes_pages/rhiw_urn/urn_rhiw.jpg 
Accessed June 7, 2016 

Schlee, Duncan, The excavation of Fan round barrow, near Talsarn, Ceredigion, 2010–11, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 162 (2013), 67–104.

Music: Celtic Impulse - Celtic by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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