Late Bronze Age casting debris and other base metal finds from Haughey’s Fort

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    Abstract

    This paper provides a full overview of base metal finds from the excavations conducted at Haughey's Fort between 1987 and 1995. Most of the assemblage consists of waste metal from casting activities relating to the Late Bronze Age occupation of the site. A small minority of objects are of a later date, mostly Iron Age. Both the latter and the vast majority of Late Bronze metal items were recovered from a specific sector of the inner enclosure. Typological parallels, context and chronology of the finds are discussed, and a tentative interpretation of the evidence proposed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)59–68
    Number of pages10
    JournalEmania
    Volume22
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Archaeology
    • Archaeology

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