Wetwang Slack - Chariot Burials and the Rise of Chiefdoms

Wetwang Slack - Chariot Burials and the Rise of Chiefdoms

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Wetwang Slack is home to one of the largest Iron Age cemeteries in the UK. Every burial lies beneath a square barrow, a unique and strange structure. Some of those strange inhumations were weirder than your average square barrow, they were chariot burials.

This episode focuses on the rise of hierarchy and chiefs in the middle Iron Age. We talk about warfare, theories of power and the patchwork quilt of cultures that defined Iron Age Britain.

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