Excavation of a neolithic wooden platform, Stirlingshire


Ellis, C., Crone, A., Reilly, E. and Hughes, P.D.M. (2002) Excavation of a neolithic wooden platform, Stirlingshire Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 68, pp. 247-256.

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Parks of Garden, a Neolithic site in southern Scotland, is located within a thin wedge of peat which abuts a ridge of glacial moraine that stretches across the Upper Forth river valley. The site comprises a rapidly constructed small wooden platform dating to 3340-2920 cal BC, within the Early Neolithic period of Scotland. The platform may have functioned as a transitory hunting hide and as a preparation area for hunting and gathering expeditions across the fen and into the salt-marshes of the local environment.

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Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2005
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/14869

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