• Archaeology Ireland Winter 2019

Contents.

Rekindling the solstice at Newgrange

Ken Williams investigates the famous roof-box above the entrance to Newgrange.

Forgotten ships and hidden scripts

Connie Kelleher, Karl Brady and Chris O’Neill reveal the secrets of Daniel O’Connell’s Summer House.

Siege and slaughter 

In the first of a series of articles on siege archaeology, Damian Shiels considers the evidence of human remains from seventeenth-century siege locations in Ireland.

There is more to a hole than meets the eye

A.L. Brindley appeals to archaeologists to look carefully into pottery perforations.

Flashing lights in the graveyard

Harold Mytum, J.R. Peterson and Eve Campbell describe the use of Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) to understand pre-Famine memorials in County Mayo and encourage its wider use.

Living it up in Lanestown

Mick Mongey introduces a little-known tower-house in north County Dublin.

Kingsfurze gold

Mary Cahill uncovers documentary evidence relating to a hoard of Bronze Age gold from County Kildare.

Leading ladies 

John Lucey profiles the pioneering women who led archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Museum Piece

Eamonn McEneaney tells us about the Waterford Treasures Museum and describes an item from its collections.

Early medieval cereal cultivation and processing

In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series, Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review the cultivation, kiln-drying and milling of cereals in early medieval Ireland.

 

Butter lore

Conleth Manning proposes a possible magico-religious explanation for some bog butter.

A case for baskets

Jonathan Fyffe describes a the use of a wicker furnace in a recent prehistoric bronze-working experiment.

 

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Author Sharon Greene (ed.)
Publication Data December 2019
Subjects Archaeology

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Archaeology Ireland Winter 2019

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