Mount Pleasant, Dorset: Excavations 1970-1971 (Report of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No. XXXVII). Incorporating an account of excavations undertaken at Woodhenge in 1970.

By: WWAINWRIGHT, G.J.

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Size 8.5 x 11.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dust wrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Front part faded. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 265pp. With 37 b/w photographs at end, line drawings and maps. Detailed study of an 11-acre enclosure at Dorchester, containing 4 entrances and a large timber structure built around 2500 BC. Includes specialist reports on the pottery, environmental evidence and dating. This volume completed the author’s investigations of a neolithic community center built ca. 2500 BC. From the jacket: "The author’s report discusses the social implications of these sites in prehistoric Britain and his conclusions are supported by a full range of specialist reports on the pottery, environmental evidence and dating."

Title: Mount Pleasant, Dorset: Excavations 1970-1971 (Report of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No. XXXVII). Incorporating an account of excavations undertaken at Woodhenge in 1970.

Author Name: WWAINWRIGHT, G.J.

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: The Society of Antiquaries of London 1979 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 68492

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