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Ballon Hill Archaeology Project

Ballon Hill Archaeology Project

Through the information currently available, it appears as though Ballon Hill, Co. Carlow was a burial ground of national importance in Bronze Age Ireland (approx. 2500 – 4500 years ago). The Ballon Hill Archaeology Project (BHAP) was set up to investigate the extent of the archaeology located

Ballon Hill: Pottery Reconstruction

Ballon Hill: Pottery Reconstruction

Video of the pottery reconstruction by the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project. In conjunction with Carlow County Museum and Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society, the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project commissioned prehistoric pottery specialist Elaine Lynch to make replicas of eight of the vessels found on Ballon Hill. The


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