Excavations at Knowth: Publications

The Neolithic passage tombs at Knowth, Co. Meath, date to approximately 3,200BC. The site, consisting of one large tumulus (the Great Mound) and 20 smaller satellite tombs, is older than the Egyptian pyramids; older than Stonehenge. Overall, Knowth has had a history, though not c

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Excavations at Knowth

A major programme of archaeological excavation commenced on 18 June 1962 at the passage tomb cemetery at Knowth, Co Meath. This research excavation continued on a seasonal basis for more than 40 years, resulting in the excavation of a considerable area of the monument complex. Ot

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