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The Bronze Age in Ireland
     

The Bronze Age in Ireland

by George Coffey
 

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Chapter I, Introduction; Chronology of the Irish Bronze Age.
Chapter II, Transitional Copper Period; Localities where native copper is found in Ireland; Finds of copper celts; Moulds for casting flat celts; List of localities where

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Chapter I, Introduction; Chronology of the Irish Bronze Age.
Chapter II, Transitional Copper Period; Localities where native copper is found in Ireland; Finds of copper celts; Moulds for casting flat celts; List of localities where Irish copper celts have been found; Halberds; Localities where found; Types; Analyses; Continental examples; Probable derivation of Irish halberds from Spain.
Chapter III, First and later periods of the Bronze Age; Evolution of the bronze celt; Ornamentation of bronze celts; Palstave with double loops; Anvil and hammers; Spear-heads; Evolution from the knife-dagger; Type derived from the rapier; Leaf-shaped spear-heads; Spear-heads with apertures in the blade; Moulds for casting spear-heads; Ferules for spear-butts.
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Chapter X, Bronze trumpets; Types and derivation of Irish trumpets; Sickles; Discussion of types; Importance of, with regard to date of agriculture; Disk-headed pins.
Chapter XI, Bronze-age pottery; Food-vessels; Derivation of, from Neolithic type; Cinerary urns; Incense cups.
Chapter XII, Bronze-age ornamentation in Ireland; Discussion of the ornamentation at New Grange; M. Déchelette's views as to its origin compared with those of the author.
Index

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016651422
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
06/11/2013
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

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