A Viking burial from Kneep, Uig, Isle of Lewis

Richard D E Welander (Author)

Coleen Batey (Author)

Trevor Cowie (Author)

Lise Bender Jørgensen (Contributor)

Mary Harman (Contributor)

C Scott Mackenzie (Contributor)

E Helen Jackson (Contributor)

Burial, Brooches Fortyfour Glass Beads, Iron Rivet, Pin, Needles Iron Sickle Bronze Ringed Pin Bronze Buckle, Bone, Grave, Textile Fragments Brooches, Iron Knife Whetstone Bone Needle
Late 10th Century


A rich female grave found in 1979 contained two gilt-bronze oval brooches, forty-four glass beads, a bone comb, an iron knife, whetstone, bone needle case and needles, iron sickle, bronze ringed pin, bronze buckle and strap-end, iron rivet and textile fragments. Brooches and pin suggest a late 10th century date. AR


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Welander, R. D. E., Batey, C., Cowie, T., Jørgensen, L. B., Harman, M., Mackenzie, C. S., & Jackson, E. H. (1988). A Viking burial from Kneep, Uig, Isle of Lewis. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 117, 149–174. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.117.149.174

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