Laboratory: Kiel AMS


BP: 3870 Std: 30

Delta 13C value None given Delta 13C standard deviation None given

Sample Material: charcoal Sample Material Comment: None given

Feature Type: Grave Feature: double ditched barrow, dm: 18; bottom layer ditch; Diameter inner ditch : 10 m.

Culture: Bronze Age Phase: n/a


Site: Waardamme "Vijvers" Country Subdivision: Vlaams Gewest Country: Belgium


Approved: Right: public


Literature:

J. De Reu/J. Bourgeois, Bronze Age Barrows Research in Sandy Flanders (NW Belgium): An Overview. Fontijn et al., Beyond Barrows. Current Research on the Structuration and Perception of the prehistoric landscape through monuments (Leiden 2013).


Comment: Based on pedological observations, two chronological phases can be distinguised. Oldest phase: single ditched barrow (=inner ditch). Second phase: a new, larger ditch was dug. The first ditch was filled in with sods of grass, and covered by the new, larger mound. 14C dates; probably be associated with respectively the presence of Roman graves next to the monument and Neolithic occupation on the site


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