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Definition: A barrow is the archaeological term for a specific type of burial mound belonging to the Neolithic period structures in western Europe. Barrows are usually but not always built with timber, stone, and/or earth.

This glossary entry is part of the Dictionary of Archaeology. Sources for the term include the references listed on the front page of the Dictionary, and the websites listed in the sidebar.
Examples:
Silbury Hill, Haddenham

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