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A Conversion-period burial in an ancient landscape: a high-status female grave near the Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire/Warwickshire

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In March 2015, a metal detector user uncovered several early medieval artefacts from land adjacent to the Rollright Stones, a major prehistoric complex that straddles the Oxfordshire—Warwickshire border (O.S. SP 2963 3089). He alerted the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the well-preserved burial of a female, aged around 25–35 years and aligned South-North, was subsequently excavated (Fig. 11.1).1 The grave—which was shallow, undisturbed (apart from a small area of disturbance near the skull c...

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10.1163/9789004421899_013
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University of Oxford
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St Cross College
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Pages:
231–244
Series:
Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages
Series number:
26
Host title:
The Land of the English Kin: Studies in Wessex and Anglo-Saxon England in Honour of Professor Barbara Yorke
Publication date:
2020-04-23
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978-90-04-42189-9
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1569-1462
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688993
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978-90-04-34949-0
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English
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2017-04-11

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