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Megalithic quarrying : sourcing, extracting and manipulating the stones

Author: Christopher Scarre; International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences. World Congress; International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences.
Publisher: Oxford : Archaeopress, 2009.
Series: BAR international series, 1923.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Papers from the session entitled 'Megalithic Quarrying' presented at the XV UISPP World Congress (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006)."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (15th : 2006 : Lisbon, Portugal).
Megalithic quarrying.
Oxford : Archaeopress, 2009
(OCoLC)681203512
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Scarre; International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences. World Congress; International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences.
ISBN: 9781407304052 1407304054
OCLC Number: 320756855
Language Note: Text in English or French.
Notes: "Union Internationale des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques = International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences, Proceedings of the XV World Congress (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006) = Actes du XV Congrès Mondial (Lisbonne, 4-9 Septembre 2006), Vol. 31, Session WC02."
Description: iv, 92 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Preface / Chris Scarre --
Stony Ground: outcrops, rocks and quarries in the creation of megalithic monuments / Chris Scarre --
The Megalithic Building Site / Torben Dehn --
Hunebedden and Hünengräber: the construction of megalithic tombs west of the River Elbe / Jan Albert Bakker --
The Gallery Graves of Hesse and Westphalia, Germany: extracting and working the stones / Kerstin Schierhold --
Beyond Stonehenge: seeking the start of the bluestone trail / Timothy Darvill --
Architectonique et esthétique des alignements de menhirs du sud de la Vendée (France) / Gérard Benéteau-Douillard --
Technologie des mégalithes dans l'Ouest de la France: la carrière du Rocher Mouton à Besné (Loire-Atlantique, France) / Emmanuel Mens --
Exploitation de la pierre et mise en œuvre des matériaux sur le site néolithique du Souc'h en Plouhinec (Finistère, France) / Michel Le Goffic --
Transforming Stone: ethnoarchaeological perspectives on megalith form in Eastern Indonesia / Ron L. Adams.
Series Title: BAR international series, 1923.
Other Titles: Union Internationale des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques = International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences, Proceedings of the XV World Congress (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006) = Actes du XV Congrès Mondial (Lisbonne, 4-9 Septembre 2006), Vol. 31, Session WC02
Responsibility: edited by Chris Scarre.
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"Papers from the session entitled 'Megalithic Quarrying' presented at the XV UISPP World Congress (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006)."--Publisher's website.

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