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Stone Settings and Sacred Landscapes: Three Case-Studies

Chris Scarre

in Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199281626
eISBN:
9780191804311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines sacred landscapes in Brittany. These include those in Saint-Just in central Brittany, those of the Crozon peninsula in the far west, and those of the Avrille region to the ... More


The Role of Ideology in Emerging Hierarchies at Late Archaic and Early Horizon Sites along the Central Coast of Peru

Jessica Joyce Christie and Matthew Piscitelli

in Ritual and Archaic States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062785
eISBN:
9780813051703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062785.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses how stone monuments at selected Late Archaic (3000–1800 B.C.) and Early Horizon (1200–200 B.C.) sites on the north central coast of Peru provide insights into social ... More


The Flow and Use of Power: The Micro Scale of Political Analysis

Antonia E. Foias

in Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044224
eISBN:
9780813046488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044224.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the microscale of political analysis by considering how individuals, households, factions, power blocs, and communities participate in the politics of the Classic period. The ... More


The Domestication of Monuments: Brittany during the Later Neolithic

Chris Scarre

in Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199281626
eISBN:
9780191804311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines tombs and stone monuments in Brittany during the Late Neolithic Period. It describes different tomb types and their relationship to variations in funerary practices and ... More


Excavating Christian Western Thebes: A History1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Visitors, dealers, collectors, and archaeologists in modern times have judged the impressive pharaonic stone monuments to be physically encumbered by post-pharaonic reuse and, accordingly, have ... More


All Change Please? The Neolithic Transition in Brittany

Chris Scarre

in Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199281626
eISBN:
9780191804311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the history of Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Brittany. It describes the Late Mesolithic site distributions and community interactions, the spread of Danubian farmers ... More


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