Excavations of Iron-Age dwellings on the Calf of Eday in Orkney

Charles Calder (Author)


Keyword(s):
Animal Bone, Worked Stone, Pottery, Circular Structure, Potters
Period(s):
Iron Age

Abstract


Further excavations of a group of Iron Age dwellings. The largest is a substantial stone-built circular structure identified as a 'potter's workshop' due to the large quantity of associated pottery and peat fires within. Three less substantial circular structures are located close by. The fourth stone-built structure is rectangular and thought to be of later date. The excavator identified two phases of occupation. Animal bone and worked stone were present.

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Published
30-11-1939
How to Cite
Calder, C. (1939). Excavations of Iron-Age dwellings on the Calf of Eday in Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 73, 167-185. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8109
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