court tomb


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Related to court tomb: Portal dolmen, Passage Tombs

court tomb

n.
A Neolithic tomb found chiefly in the British Isles consisting of a chamber tomb adjoined by an open space marked off by large standing stones.
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Gibbons has recently recorded a large court tomb overlooking Streamstown Bay in Connemara, where the earliest evidence for human settlement in west Connemara has been unearthed.
Furthermore, in seeking to situate its late Castellic pottery within the later ceramic repertoire of Scottish court tombs and Irish mid-fourth millennium traditions, they deny and indeed invert the very clear stylistic evolution of this specific kind of pottery set out by this reviewer back in 2003 (and indeed as long ago as 1985)