The Knowe of Lairo, Rousay, Orkney

Walter Grant (Author)

David Wilson (Author)

V Childe (Author)


Keyword(s):
Pottery Sherds, Wall, Mound
Period(s):
1936

Abstract


Excavations conducted in 1936 resulted in the discovery of a chamber possessing unique features at the east end of the mound, of indications of a northern horn at this end, and in the definition of the revetment wall of the mound and horns along the south side. The chamber is of exceptional height and has three compartments. A polished celt and two pottery sherds were recovered.

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Published
30-11-1943
How to Cite
Grant, W., Wilson, D., & Childe, V. (1943). The Knowe of Lairo, Rousay, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 77, 17-26. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8193
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