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Was This Camelot?: Excavations at Cadbury Castle, 1966-1970 (New aspects of archaeology)

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1972 by Stein and Day (first published October 9th 1972)
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While now superceded by the official two-volume academic excavation report, Cadbury-Camelot (as this book became known) was noteworthy in that it gave a relatively immediate presentation, synopsis and discussion of the literally ground-breaking dig at this Somerset hillfort in the swinging sixties to an eager public. I say eager because, while the pages also detail the Neolithic, Iron Age, Roman and medieval period occupations amply found at Cadbury, most public attention was focused on the Dark ...more
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Leslie Alcock was Professor of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, and one of the leading archaeologists of the Early Medieval British period. His major excavations included Dinas Powys hill fort in Wales, Cadbury Castle, South Cadbury in Somerset and a series of major hillforts in Scotland.

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