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Tara : an archaeological survey / Conor Newman.

By: Newman, Conor.
Contributor(s): Royal Irish Academy.
Series: Discovery programme monographs: 2Publisher: Dublin : Royal Irish Academy, 1997Description: xxx, 376 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 187404547X : (hbk.).Subject(s): Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ireland | Meath (Ireland) -- Antiquities | Tara (Ireland) -- AntiquitiesDDC classification: 936.182 Subject: This book gives the first complete report of Tara, the County Meath complex that is one of the most important archaeological sites in Ireland. It covers a combination of topographical, geophysical, aerial, geochemical and paper surveys. Fully illustrated with photographs and drawings, this book explains the significance of a site perhaps best known, from Celtic mythology, as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland. The book also proposes for the first time a model for the chronological development of its structures.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book gives the first complete report of Tara, the County Meath complex that is one of the most important archaeological sites in Ireland. It covers a combination of topographical, geophysical, aerial, geochemical and paper surveys. Fully illustrated with photographs and drawings, this book explains the significance of a site perhaps best known, from Celtic mythology, as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland. The book also proposes for the first time a model for the chronological development of its structures.

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