Excavations at Kaimes Hill, Ratho, City of Edinburgh, 1964 -72

D Simpson (Author)

Richard Gregory (Author)

Eileen Murphy (Author)

A Clarke (Contributor)

L Cram (Contributor)

S Gormley (Contributor)

N M McQ Holmes (Contributor)

F Hunter (Contributor)

M McCartney (Contributor)

C McGill (Contributor)

E Nelis (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Artefactual Analysis, Radiocarbon Dating, Funerary, Ritual
Period(s):
Prehistoric, Medieval, Mesolithic

Abstract


Kaimes Hill, City of Edinburgh, has been the focus for both antiquarian and modern archaeological research since at least the mid-nineteenth century and has produced evidence for activity dating from the Mesolithic through to the medieval period. The paper assimilates this evidence, provides a complete account of the excavations undertaken over the ramparts, `hut circles', prehistoric ritual and funerary monuments by D D A Simpson between 1964--72, and presents the results obtained from recent artefactual analysis and radiocarbon dating. Specialist reports include

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Published
30-11-2005
How to Cite
Simpson, D., Gregory, R., Murphy, E., Clarke, A., Cram, L., Gormley, S., Holmes, N. M. M., Hunter, F., McCartney, M., McGill, C., & Nelis, E. (2005). Excavations at Kaimes Hill, Ratho, City of Edinburgh, 1964 -72. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 134, 65-118. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9600
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Articles