Whither Skyscape Archaeology?


  • Fabio Silva Bournemouth University




Skyscape Archaeology


Whither Skyscape Archaeology?


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Author Biography

Fabio Silva, Bournemouth University

Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, Bournemouth University


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How to Cite

Silva, F. (2020). Whither Skyscape Archaeology?. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 6(1), 108–113. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.42315