University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Vince Gaffney

Dating Ancient Field Systems on the Berkshire Downs in England

By: Steve Ford and Mark Bowden and Vince Gaffney and Geoff Mees

Undisturbed by modern plow¬≠ing, the remains of ancient fields are still common on the chalk downlands of southern England. Where these remains are substantial enough, they can be studied not only for the history of the landscape, but also to recon¬≠struct the economies of the societies that made them. To do so, however, we need […]