Island of the dead? The buried Neolithic landscape of Herm (Channel Islands)

Project start date: 2007/11 Project end date: 2011/04
This project seeks to study the relationship between the cluster of megalithic tombs (5th-3rd millennium BC) at the northern end of the small Channel Island of Herm, in the Guernsey archipelago. The tombs came to light during quarrying activity in the 19th century, and several of them were excavated at that period. Those excavations made
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Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
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A) already made public: website with summary fieldwork reports and scanned 19th archival material; B) not yet made public: the following data files (to be deposited by prior agreement with the Archaeology Data Service in York): 1) remote sensing data (magnetometry, resistivity, ground-penetrating radar); 2) Digital Terrain Model of the buried land surface; 3) scanned archive material (from the Lukis archive held at Guernsey Museum: already posted on project website); 4) excavation records including digitised (scanned) paper records, digitised diagrams and digital photographs
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Durham University


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Author(s) of recordValentina Asciutti
TitleIsland of the dead? The buried Neolithic landscape of Herm (Channel Islands)
Record created2011-06-02
Record updated2011-06-02 12:01
URL of recordhttp://www.arts-humanities.net/node/4325
Citation of recordValentina Asciutti: Island of the dead? The buried Neolithic landscape of Herm (Channel Islands). <http://www.arts-humanities.net/node/4325> created: 2011-06-02, last updated 2011-06-02 12:01
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