Excavations at Warebeth (Stromness Cemetery) Broch, Orkney

Bernard Bell (Author)

Camilla Dickson (Author)

Timothy Sellar (Contributor)

Sally Foster (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Human Coprolites, Animal Bones
Period(s):
19th Century

Abstract


The broch well yielded organic remains including human coprolites and animal hairs, as well as animal bones, which provide direct evidence for the human diet. Two finds made in the 19th century are discussed by Sally Foster (127-8) as bronze and gold Hiberno-Saxon mounts. AR

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Published
30-11-1990
How to Cite
Bell, B., Dickson, C., Sellar, T., & Foster, S. (1990). Excavations at Warebeth (Stromness Cemetery) Broch, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 119, 101-131. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9356
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