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Professor Richard Bradley teaches prehistoric archaeology at Reading University and has written a number of books on this subject.
fieldwork has centred on prehistoric settlements, landscapes and monuments in England, Scotland, Spain and Portugal.
These include studies of Cranborne Chase, the Neolithic axe quarries of Great Langdale (Cumbria), the stone circles of North-east Scotland, the Clava Cairns of Northern Scotland, the megalithic art of Orkney and the Copper Age cave sanctuary of El Pedroso (Northern Spain).
has also conducted field investigations of prehistoric rock art in Britain, Spain, Portugal, Sweden and Norway.
Recent projects include a study of ritual and domestic life in prehistoric Europe.
is currently writing a new synthesis of British and Irish prehistory and a review of the role played by field archaeology in contemporary research.
In 2005 he
will embark on new fieldwork concerned with Scottish henge monuments, and the Bronze Age landscape of the south-west Baltic, and in 2006 he
plans to begin a programme of excavations investigating Northern British rock art.
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Author: Richard Bradley
Many years ago 'henge monuments' were identified as a distinctive kind of prehistoric monument but their interpretation still poses problems.