Glenbatrick waterhole, a microlithic site on the Isle of Jura

John Mercer (Author)


Keyword(s):
Microliths
Period(s):
Bronze Age

Abstract


[NR 518798]. Reports excavations of two camps, G1 and G2, on a lagoon-side close to thc washing limit of the highest post-glacial transgression. G1 yielded 189 microliths of an industry similar to Lussa Bay's but minus the tanged point. The 239 microliths from G2 followed immediately in typological terms. Also at G2 were two Neo leaf arrowheads. Two 14C dates were obtained, in late 4th and late 3rd millennium bc respectively.

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Published
30-11-1973
How to Cite
Mercer, J. (1973). Glenbatrick waterhole, a microlithic site on the Isle of Jura. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 105, 9-32. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8871
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