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									Comparing monuments




Compare archaeological monuments in Buckinghamshire with those in the rest of
the United Kingdom and the world, using Unlocking Buckinghamshire’s Past;
PastScape (www.pastscape.org.uk); Images of England
(www.imagesofengland.org.uk); Archaeology Data Service
(http://ads.ahds.ac.uk); Coflein (www.coflein.gov.uk); the Northern Ireland online
HBMR (www.ehsni.gov.uk/built/mbr/monuments_database/mons.asp); World
Heritage Sites (http://whc.unesco.org/):

         Bam in Iran, a World Heritage Site, is of a similar date and is a great
          site to compare to Saxon settlements and towns in Buckinghamshire
          and Britain, such as the settlements of a similar date in Walton,
          Aylesbury and the Saxon and Viking town of York.




             Figure 1: Reconstruction of Saxon settlement at Walton, Aylesbury
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       Barrows at Thornborough/Ivinghoe compared with the Bartlow Hills/
        Wessex barrows in Britain and Native American burial mounds in the
        US and Canada
        http://www.ibsgwatch.imagedjinn.com/learn/learn2.htm or Scythian
        burial mounds in Russia, found on the World Heritage Site website.




            Figure 2: Aerial photograph of Roman barrows at Thornborough

www.buckscc.gov.uk/archaeology

								
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