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Who's been using my burial mound? Radiocarbon dating and isotopic tracing of human diet and mobility at the collective burial site, Le Tumulus des Sables, southwest France

James, Hannah F; Willmes, Malte; Ceridwen, A. Boel; Courtaud, P.; Chancerel, Antoine; Ciesielski, Elsa; Desideri, Jocelyne; Bridy, Audrey; Wood, Rachel; Moffat, Ian; Fallon, Stewart; McMorrow, Linda; Armstrong, Richard; Williams, Ian; Kinsley, Leslie; Aubert, Maxime; Eggins, Stephen; Frieman, Catherine; Grun, Rainer


The burial mound of Le Tumulus des Sables, southwest France, contains archaeological artefacts spanning from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. Human remains have been found throughout the burial mound, however their highly fragmented state complicates the association between the burial mound structure and the archaeological material. Radiocarbon dating and isotopic analyses of human teeth have been used to investigate the chronology, diet and mobility of the occupants. Radiocarbon dating shows...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.03.012


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