The charred textiles from the cremation deposit

Harris, S. (2016) The charred textiles from the cremation deposit. In: Jones, A. M. (ed.) Preserved in the Peat: an Extraordinary Bronze Age Burial on Whitehorse Hill, Dartmoor, and its Wider Context. Oxbow: Oxford, pp. 49-51. ISBN 9781785702600

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Abstract

Textile analysis of finds from Whitehorse Hill cist, Early Bronze Age burial on Dartmoor. Twenty-two small textile fragments were recovered from the cremation during micro-excavation of the cremation deposit in a spit 3–4cm from the surface (Chapter 3). These were described as burnt textile by the conservation team and here will be referred to as charred following the usual convention for textiles preserved in this manner.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Archaeology, textile, burial, cremation, England, Bronze Age.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Harris, Dr Susanna
Authors: Harris, S.
Subjects:C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Publisher:Oxbow
ISBN:9781785702600

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