Rock Scribings at Hawthornden, Midlothian

V Childe (Author)

John Taylor (Author)


Keyword(s):
Beaker Burial, Beaker Vessel, Stone Cist
Period(s):
1700

Abstract


A series of pecked carvings in the natural rock face survive in a shallow recess or shelter in a cliff above the river Esk. Designs include circles, triangles, vertical grooves and spirals. They are compared to examples of rock art from Ireland.

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Published
30-11-1939
How to Cite
Childe, V., & Taylor, J. (1939). Rock Scribings at Hawthornden, Midlothian. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 73, 316-318. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8116
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Articles