The context of Early Medieval barrows in western Europe

Robert Van De Noort
1993 Antiquity  
In the early Middle Ages there was a short period when prehistoric burial mounds were reused and new barrows constructed over much of western Europe. This is interpreted as an expression of opposition to the new Christian ideology, in a time of social changes in the distribution of power and property.
doi:10.1017/s0003598x00045063 fatcat:62xrtznbozbs7cio3tcia6tni4