University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Pam Crabtree

Dairying in Irish Prehistory

The Evidence from a Ceremonial Center

By: Pam Crabtree

Historical sources indicate that cattle have played a primary role in the Irish economy since the days of St. Patrick. In early Irish society “land was measured in terms of the cows it could maintain, legal compensa¬≠tion was reckoned in terms of cattle, a man’s standing in society was determined by his wealth in cattle, […]


Remembering Bernard Wailes

A Portrait

By: Peter Bogucki and Genevieve Fisher and Ron Hicks and Susan A. Johnston and Tom McCulloch and Bailey Young and Pam Crabtree

Dr. Bernard Wailes was Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Associate Curator Emeritus of the Penn Museum’s European Archaeology Section. Bernard was born in Mawgan Porth in Cornwall, and he received his education at St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge, including his B.A. (1957), M.A. (1961), and Ph.D. (1964). He was a student of Grahame Clark, Raleigh […]