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Aldbourne–Edmonsham group


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Term for a group of distinctive burials of the Wessex Culture in southern Britain, named after two typical examples: Aldbourne, Wiltshire, and Edmonsham, Dorset. Burials of this tradition are mainly cremations. Both males and females are represented and grave goods typically include Camerton–Snowshill daggers, bone tweezers, Aldbourne cups, bronze or bone pins, and shaft‐hole battle‐axes. The few dates available cluster in the 15th century bc.

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