ME02478 - KNOWTH - Excavation - miscellaneous

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Five concentrations of Beaker pottery, part of Eogan’s Phase 5 – Final Neolithic / Beaker complex dating to c. 2500 – c. 2200 BC (Eogan and Cleary 2017, 42) are recorded around Tomb 1C. This is within Concentration E, which is a rectangular area (dims 16.5m NE-SW; 10m NW-SE) between the great mound and Tomb 2. Seven stake-holes formed a small triangular structure (dims 4.5m E-W; 2.7m N-S) against the kerb of the great mound but the Beaker pottery came from outside it to the E. (Eogan and Roche 1997, 241-3) True location: ITM (699641, 773407) Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of upload: 06 November 2013 Amended: 17 September 2020 See the attached illustrations: _1 Cemetery plan from Knowth 6, Fig. 2:1 _2 Pottery and post-holes at Concentration E from Knowth 2, Fig. 50

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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