Artefacts

Photographs of the artefacts discovered during the modern programme of excavations at Knowth passage tomb cemetery

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Knowth excavation archive

This archive will contain the original excavation reports, drawings, photographs and other specialist research from the modern programme of excavations that began at Knowth in June 1962 and that has gone in to making the publication of the Excavations at Knowth series of monograp

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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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