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A Recreation of Visual Engagement and the Revelation of World Views in Bronze Age Scotland

Higginbottom, Gail; Smith, A G K; Tonner, Philip


Focussing on the earliest periods of intensive monument building in prehistoric Scotland (3000–1000 bc), this study identifies how humans chose and made places that were important to them. It examines how monuments and the natural environment were used to create landscapes embedded with cultural meaning and remembrance. This project addresses a gap in knowledge about prehistoric Scotland, namely the lack of understanding of the place that many hundreds of free-standing stones (F-SS) in circles,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
DOI: 10.1007/s10816-013-9182-7


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