An Underground Building at Dale, Harray, Orkney

William Kirkness (Author)


Keyword(s):
Saddle Quern, Mound, Stone Pillars, Mound Artefacts, Worked Stones, Human Bone
Period(s):
Bronze

Abstract


The structure was a sub-oval chamber with five stone pillars which supported a roof of broad stone slabs. It was covered by an earthen mound. Artefacts comprised worked stones including a saddle quern. Two long cists found below the mound which extended beyond the limits of the structure contained only fragments of human bone.

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Published
30-11-1928
How to Cite
Kirkness, W. (1928). An Underground Building at Dale, Harray, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 62, 155-161. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7743
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Articles