Eachtra Journal

ISSN 2009-2237

British Early Bronze Age study of Beaker isotopes

October, 2009 · Written by: John Tierney Print This Page This entry is part 2 of 30 in the Issue 04

Prof Mike Parker-Pearson of Sheffield University is involved in a 5 year research project, analysing isotope levels in human skeletal remains from Beaker period sites in Britain. Some grey literature and project summary can be viewed here. They are researching mobility in Bronze Age populations and the study is running in tandem with a similar Swedish project. How would Early Irish Bronze Age skeletons fit into the picture being developed in Sheffield and Stockholm?

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