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The Crannogs of Loch Tay by T N Dixon (University of Edinburgh, 2000)

Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller (Ams Pr, 1982)

Prehistoric Building Traditions and Methods edited by G D Thomas in Early Society in Cyprus by E J Peltenberg (Edinburgh University Press, 1989)


Council for British Archaeology: The site covers a wide range of topics ranging from the latest news to education and conservation. It also includes a virtual library which links to government bodies, universities and special interest groups.

Current Archaeology: An online extension of the magazine featuring articles from back issues and links to relevant organisations.

Association for Environmental Archaeology: For those who are interested in the environmental archaeology, this site from the University of York includes images and texts on the flora and fauna of rural archaeology.

Archaeology Data Service : Another site from the University of York of digital resources for research, learning and teaching.

Archaeological Resource Guide for Europe - ARGE : A guide to European archaeological resources, as well as links to journals and publishers. Searches can be performed by country, subject, time period or keyword.

Places to visit

Scottish Crannog Centre: Kenmore, Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland PH15 2HY. The Centre comprises three elements: an exhibition includes video of work in progress, interpretative boards, and a range of artefacts and timbers recovered from underwater excavations; guided tours are provided inside the reconstructed crannog; and outside, visitors can try their hand at several ancient crafts and technologies and participate in a range of special events.

Archaeolink: Oyne, Aberdeen, AB52 6QP Tel: 01464 851500

Biskupin: 88-410 Gasawa, Poland

Castell Henllys Iron Age village: Meline, nr Crymych, Pembrokeshire, SA41 3UT Tel: (01239) 891319

Cornwall Celtic Village: Truro, Cornwall

Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre: c/o Cranborne Middle School, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5RP Tel: (01725 517618)

Flag Fen: The Droveway, Northey Rd, Peterborough PE6 7QJ

Irish National Heritage Park: Ferrycarrig, Wexford, Ireland

Kilmartin House Trust,: Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland, PA31 8RQ, Tel: 01546 510278

Lemba Experimental Village: Lemba Archaeological Research Centre, LEMBA 8260, Paphos District, Cyprus

Moesgaard Prehistory Museum and Archaeology Park: Moesgard, nr Arhus, Denmark

Royal Museum: Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF, Tel: 0131 247 4219

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Published: 26-01-2005

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