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Drawing showing plan and section through Hillock of Burroughston broch, Shapinsay and fragment of a skull found at Broch of Lingro.

DP 231767

Description Drawing showing plan and section through Hillock of Burroughston broch, Shapinsay and fragment of a skull found at Broch of Lingro.

Date c. 1870

Collection Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Catalogue Number DP 231767

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of DC 63649

Scope and Content Undated measured sketch plan of upper level of Hillock of Burroughston broch and section and elevation of broch including well, and detailed elevation of entrance; and fragment of human skull from Broch of Lingro found 15 July 1870, on page 3v in sketchbook by George Petrie. The fragment of skull is captioned: 'Fragment of human skull found at Lingro 15th July 1870, showing the exact outline of eyebrows and the prominence of nasal bones so far as the latter remained. G P'

Accession Number 1975/12

External Reference SAS 487 (5)

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1521429

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