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Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany$
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Chris Scarre

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199281626

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.001.0001

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Bodies of Evidence

Bodies of Evidence

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(p.171) Seven Bodies of Evidence
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Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany
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Chris Scarre

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.003.0007

This chapter examines the funerary practices in Brittany. It highlights the scarcity of preserved human remains and discusses evidence for multiple burials and collective tombs and the model for the development of Neolithic funerary practices proposed by Christine Boujot. It also describes the collected human remains from the Neolithic burial south of the Loire and the Normandy passage graves.

Keywords:   funerary practices, Brittany, human remains, multiple burials, collective tombs, Christine Boujot

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