Recreating the Neolithic Meare Heath Bow: Reassessing the past through Experimental Archaeology

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Abstract

Account of a recreation of a working replica of the Neolithic Meare Heath bow, which was carried out using the tools and materials available to the indigenous Neolithic population of Somerset, and how, through the recreation and testing, the hypothesis and interpretations previously attributed to the bow, and consequently to Neolithic bow-making in general, were examined and re-appraised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-48
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries
Volume43
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Meare Heath
  • Bow
  • Experimental Archaeology
  • Ancient Technology
  • Archery
  • Neolithic

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