Eachtra Journal

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Neolithic house at Caherdrinny, Co. Cork

June, 2011 · Written by: Eachtra Print This Page This entry is part 37 of 37 in the Issue 10

Archaeological Excavation Report

Neolithic house

The excavation of the site at Caherdrinny 3 comprised several phases of activity. The main phase of activity dated to the Early Neolithic Period and comprised a large rectangular house and associated pits, occupation surfaces, hearths and post-holes. Early Neolithic pottery and lithics were recovered. The other phases of activity at Caherdrinny 3 included the Mesolithic, Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age (Beaker), Early Bronze Age, Iron Age and medieval.

Authors: Nicholas Bower, Linda Hegarty, Sebastian Lugowski and Magda Miciak

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