Excavations carried out by H.M. Office of Works in the Bronze Age Levels at Jarlshof in 1937

V Childe (Author)


Keyword(s):
Floors Stone, Carved Bone Plaque, Bone Tools Querns, Stone Dwelling Walls Hearths Middens
Period(s):
Bronze Age, 1937

Abstract


The remains of Bronze Age occupation were stratified below Viking/medieval layers at Jarlshof and included stone dwelling, walls, hearths, middens and paved floors. Stone and quartz tools were found in large numbers. Other artefacts included bone tools, querns and a carved bone plaque.

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Published
30-11-1938
How to Cite
Childe, V. (1938). Excavations carried out by H.M. Office of Works in the Bronze Age Levels at Jarlshof in 1937. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 72, 348-363. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8077
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