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The Geomechanical Height/Radius Ratio Applied to Analysis and Preservation of Neolithic Tumuli, with Examples from Álava (Spain)


The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal , 2008, 2: 24-29

L. M. Martínez-Torres

Departamento de Geodinámica, University of the Basque Country, Spain.

Electronic publication date 12/3/2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874836800802010024]

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The height/radius ratio of a tumulus and the angle of repose for the materials used in its construction permits one to: predict possible construction methods, calculate the path of geometric evolution before and after the current form and compare degrees of preservation. By way of example a Neolithic tumulus is compared with a modern-day one, both made out of identical lithology. Finally, comments are made on h/r values for tumuli and tumuli with dolmens for the archaeological catalogue of Álava, in the Western Pyrenees.


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