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Archaeology of the Irish Uplands, #3 Medieval & Post-Medieval
Archaeology of the Irish Uplands, #3 Medieval & Post- Medieval

Archaeology of the Irish Uplands, #3, Medieval & Post-Medieval

Date: 06/12/2020
Venue: Zoom

In this webinar Ania Bakiewicz, Mountain Leader, Archaeologist and Mountaineering Ireland’s Women in Sports coordinator will take you through a tour of the Medieval and Post -Medieval features that you can encounter while strolling through the Irish hills.

If you are interested in their function and meaning or would like to know how to spot a hidden feature, interpret the enigmatic lines and shadows on the ground and want to know how to find them on the map, tune in on Sunday the 6th of December at 6 pm on Zoom.

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Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

If you wish to see # 1 of the series - the Stone Age, click at the link below.

https://youtu.be/KP4njzkBESk

In part 1 of the series, Ania explains what is an archaeological feature and what kind of artifacts are associated with it. She teaches how to spot a feature during the different seasons of the year. She highlights the role of the aerial archaeology and introduces useful software and different kinds of maps available for hillwalkers. She explains how the archaeology is marked on them. Finally, she gives examples of Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic features that you can still recognize on the ground while hillwalking. She gives the insight to their function, dating and associated folklore.

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