The excavations at Cairnpapple Hill, West Lothian, 1947-1948

Stuart Piggott (Author)

F W Anderson (Contributor)

A M Smith (Contributor)

W C Osman Hill (Contributor)

M Y Orr (Contributor)

F S Wallis (Contributor)

M I Platt (Contributor)

G C Dunning (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Cairns, Burial practices, Standing stone
Location(s):
Cairnpapple Hill, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
Period(s):
Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age

Abstract


  A report on the excavations that took place on Cairnpapple Hill, detailing the sites uses from the Late Neolithic through to the Early Iron Age. The author details the construction of the site during each period of use, as well as the probable function and the finds that are associated with each period.

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Published
30-11-1948
How to Cite
Piggott, S., Anderson, F., Smith, A., Osman Hill, W., Orr, M., Wallis, F., Platt, M., & Dunning, G. (1948). The excavations at Cairnpapple Hill, West Lothian, 1947-1948. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 82, 68-123. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8301
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