Book Sark : a sacred island? Volume 1, Fieldwork and excavations 2004-2007 / Barry Cunliffe and Emma Durham.
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Book
Publisher: Oxford University School of Archaeology ; La Société Sercquaise,
Resource type: Physical
Introduction -- The island -- The island story in outline -- The discovery of the Island's archaeological heritage -- The archaeology of Sark : the sites -- The archaeology of Sark : material culture -- Sark in the wider world : remoteness and connectivity -- Tanquerel Field (Site GS22): 2005-8 and 2011-14 -- Gaudinerie Field (Site GS21): 2009-11 -- The Seigneurie (Site GS67): 2013-16 -- Little Sark Standing Stone (Site LS3): 2015-17 -- The Mill Mound (Site GS2.3): 2015 -- Clos de La Tour (Site GS27): 2015 -- Eperquerie Quarry (Site GS11.1): 2017 -- The Plaisance (Site GS63): 2016 -- Gazetteer of sites and finds -- Geophysical surveys: 2005 and 2009 -- Radiocarbon dates -- Petrographical sampling of artefacts and in situ rocks from Sark -- Analysis of an early Bronze Age axe from Little Sark -- Chemical analysis of Late Bronze Age metalwork from Tanquerel Field -- The discovery of the Sark Hoard -- Bibliography.
Series title: Oxford University School of Archaeology Monograph ; 81
Extent: xvi, 345 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 31 cm.
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"Since 2004 the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, in collaboration with Guernsey Museum and La Société Serquaise, have carried out a programme of field work and excavation. More than 70 sites have been identified and eight of them have been excavated. This volume offers a detailed account of the work undertaken between 2004 and 2017, ranging from the excavation of a Neolithic settlement to the survey of French fortifications of the sixteenth century AD." -- Cover.