Homens de ferro? A deposição de ferramentas em sepultamentos bretões da Idade do Ferro





Idade do Ferro, Sepultamentos, Metalurgia, Ferramentas, Grã-Bretanha


A descoberta de ferramentas associadas à metalurgia e carpintaria na Idade do Ferro bretã é relativamente esparsa. Achados do tipo são encontrados em assentamentos, em tesouros ocultados e, às vezes, em cemitérios. Este artigo aborda a deposição de ferramentas, como tenazes, limas, martelos e outros, analisando contextos funerários encontrados em King Harry Lane (Hertfordshire), Whitcombe (Dorset), Rudston e Burton Fleming (East Yorkshire). Baseando-se em discussões prévias sobre a metalurgia e as ferramentas da Idade do Ferro bretã, como os estudos de Ehrenreich, Fell, Giles e Halkon, a pesquisa incorpora casos encontrados no continente, nas regiões francesas da Normandia e Val-d'Oise, onde sepultamentos com ferramentas ocorrem desde o século III a.C.. O artigo busca demonstrar como a deposição de ferramentas se tornou um mecanismo para expressar mensagens poderosas durante os séculos I a.C./d.C. na Grã-Bretanha, particularmente, associado ao gênero masculino.


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Biografia do Autor

Pedro Vieira da Silva Peixoto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Doutor em História pela Universidade Federal Fluminense (PPGH-UFF), com Pós-Doutorado em História Comparada pela Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (PPGHC-UFRJ). Professor de História Antiga da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) e de seu Laboratório de História Antiga (LHIA). CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/7179835505426363


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Peixoto, P. V. da S. (2022). Homens de ferro? A deposição de ferramentas em sepultamentos bretões da Idade do Ferro. Revista M. Estudos Sobre a Morte, Os Mortos E O Morrer, 7(14), 460–482. https://doi.org/10.9789/2525-3050.2022.v7i14.460-482