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How and why did Britain become Neolithic?

On January 8th the Royal Archaeological Institute are holding a debate between of the leading lights in British Neolithic archaeology. Dr Alison Sheridan, Professor Julian Thomas and Professor Alasdair Whittle have been invited to  debate that most thorny of issues “How and why did … Continue reading

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Farming, Ireland and the Neolithic.

There’s an interesting paper recently published on the arrival of agriculture in Ireland. Among the main findings are that there seemed to be a rapid uptake of agriculture which is associated with ‘house horizon’ dated to 3720-3620 cal BC. It … Continue reading

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