• Creative Minds:  production, manufacturing and  invention in ancient Ireland

Proceedings of a public seminar on archaeological discoveries on national road schemes,  August 2009

CONTENTS

1. From boy to man: ‘rights’ of passage and the lithic assemblage from a Neolithic mound in Tullahedy, Co. Tipperary

Farina Sternke Freelance Lithic Finds Specialist

2. Spindle-whorls and hand-spinning in Ireland   
Richard O’Brien
NRA Archaeologist


3. Clay and fire: the development and distribution of pottery traditions in prehistoric Ireland
Eoin Grogan and Helen Roche
Independent Consultants


4. Ancient woodland use in the midlands: understanding environmental  and landscape change through archaeological and palaeoecological techniques
Ellen OCarroll
Wood Identification Specialist


5. Reinventing the wheel: new evidence from Edercloon, Co. Longford
Caitríona Moore and Chiara Chiriotti
Excavation Director and Surveyor and Illustrator, CRDS Ltd


6. Iron-smelting and smithing: new evidence emerging on Irish road schemes   
Angela Wallace and Lorna Anguilano
Archaeometallurgist, Connacht Archaeological Services, and Materials Scientist, Experimental Techniques Centre, Brunel University


7. For whom the bell tolls: the monastic site at Clonfad 3, Co. Westmeath
Paul Stevens
Senior Archaeologist, Valerie J Keeley Ltd


8. Charcoal production in medieval Ireland  
Niall Kenny
Archaeological Researcher, Archaeological Consultancy Services Ltd

Details
Author Michael Stanley, Ed Danaher and James Eogan (eds)
Publication Data September 2010
Subjects Archaeology

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Creative Minds: production, manufacturing and invention in ancient Ireland

  • ISBN: 978-0-9564180-2-9
  • Author(s): Michael Stanley, Ed Danaher and James Eogan (eds)
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