Excavations at Dun Carloway broch, Isle of Lewis

Christopher Tabraham (Author)

Joanna Close-Brooks (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Jars, Pottery, Ash, Plain Ware
Period(s):
Centuries Ad A R

Abstract


NB 190412. The NE mural chamber contained a thick occupation deposit with layers of ash representing a series of superimposed hearths; the large quantity of pottery suggests secondary use of the chamber for firing pottery. This is of plain ware, including large jars with tall everted rims and occasional applied cordons, datable elsewhere in the Hebrides to 5th-7th centuries AD. A R

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Published
30-11-1977
How to Cite
Tabraham, C., & Close-Brooks, J. (1977). Excavations at Dun Carloway broch, Isle of Lewis. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 108, 156-167. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8967
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