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The Harmony of Symbols: The Windmill Hill Causewayed Enclosure, Wiltshire (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology) [Hardcover]

A.W.R. Whittle , Joshua Pollard , Caroline Grigson


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Three circuits of ditches comprise the Windmill Hill enclosure, which was re-examined in 1988 as part of wider research into the area's Neolithic sequence and environment, and the context in which monuments Detailed results are set out by category and theme, and abundant environmental evidence is presented covering soils, land snails, plant remains, charcoals, pollen, amphibian and small mammal remains. This volume also advances many theories on the enclosure's symbolism: inclusion and exclusion, the relationship between culture and nature or between people and their surroundings. The authors suggest that the monument drew on the memory of the past and may itself have been a metaphor for time. Deposits reveal a wide range of use including substinence, eating, drinking, perhaps feasting, alliance, exchange, death and expression of gender roles. The later history of the enclosure is also considered, principally in the Later Neolithic and Early Bronze Age.

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