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Durham University

Department of Archaeology

Staff

Publication details for Professor Robin Skeates

Skeates, R.G., Beckett, J. & Gradoli, M.G. (2013). The cultural life of caves in Seulo, central Sardinia. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 26(1): 97-126.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

This paper seeks to refine understandings of the cultural life of caves—especially later prehistoric caves—in Sardinia, with particular reference to the themes of landscape and ritual performance. It also highlights significant local diversity within this category of archaeological site, drawing upon the results of archaeological research into an extraordinary group of over ten ritual caves in the territory of Seulo in central Sardinia, including a series of twenty new radiocarbon dates.