Thomas George Eyre Powell

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Thomas George Eyre Powell (nickname Terence Powell , 1916 - July 8, 1975 ) was a British prehistorian .

He studied at Cambridge University in the mid-1930s . From 1948 he taught prehistoric archeology at the Department of Archeology and Oriental Studies at the University of Liverpool , from 1971 until his death as Professor of European Archeology. Powell was a member of the Society of Antiquaries of London (1948) and the German Archaeological Institute , from 1970 to 1974 he was President of the Prehistoric Society .

His research interests focused in particular on Neolithic megalithic systems and the Celtic culture .

Publications (selection)

  • Excavation of a megalithic tomb at Ballynamona Lower, County Waterford . In: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland . Seventh Series, 8, 2, 1938, pp. 260-271.
  • with Stuart Piggott : The excavation of three Neolithic chambered tombs in Galloway, 1949 . In: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 83, 1948/49, pp. 103-161.
  • The gold ornament from Mold, Flintshire, North Wales . In: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 19, 1953, pp. 161-179
  • The Celts ( Ancient Peoples and Places ). Thames and Hudson, London 1958.
    • German: The Celts . DuMont Schauberg, Cologne 1959.
  • Prehistoric Art . Thames and Hudson, London 1966.
  • u. a .: Megalithic Inquiries in the West of Britain . Liverpool University Press, Liverpool 1969.
  • From Urartu to Gundestrup: the agency of Thracian metal-work. In: John Boardman, MA Brown, Thomas George Eyre Powell (Eds.): The European community in later prehistory. Studies in honor of CFC Hawkes. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1971, ISBN 0-7100-6940-5 , pp. 181-201.
  • The Sintra Collar and the Shannongrove Gorget: aspects of Late Bronze Age goldwork in the west of Europe . In: North Munster Antiquarian Journal 16, 1973/74, pp. 3-33.


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