The Archaeology of the Dykes

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Enigmatic and mysterious are the two words most often applied to the earthworks known as the dykes, built somewhere after the end of the Roman period in Britain. They are the only substantial monuments built during the dark Ages and the largest of the dykes are comparable to Hadrian's Wall or the canals of the eighteenth century in scale. This is the first book on the archaeology of the dykes as a whole. Recent fieldwork has expanded our knowledge of the dykes as well as showing many are not post-Roman but prehistoric in ...

The Archaeology of the Dykes 2012, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445601335

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