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Reconstructing past wetland landscapes - two case studies from the Humber wetlands
Van de Noort, Robert
University of Exeter
The Severn Estuary Levels Research Committe
This paper considers the process of producing reconstruction drawings of two past wetland landscapes: the Ancholme valley at Brigg around 1000 cal BC and the Humber foreshore at Melton at c. 1400 cal BC. Despite the problems of integrating different strands of evidence and information, and especially in determining the contemporaneity of environmental and archaeological evidence, this paper argues that reconstruction drawings remain an attractive medium with which to convey the results of interdisciplinary research to a larger public.
Reproduced with permission of the publisher. Copyright © The Severn Estuary Levels Research Committee and authors, 2001.
In: Rippon, S (ed). 'Estuarine Archaeology: The Severn and beyond'. Archaeology in the Severn Estuary 11. The Severn Estuary Levels Research Committee: pp. 163-74.