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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 847057

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/847057

HU31SE 21.02 3898 1065

In the course of the 1998 excavation of the later 'Pictish' multi-cellular building a small pebble carved on one face with an abstract geometric design and on the other with a crude rendering of a Pictish 'crescent and V-rod' symbol was found in the material surrounding the wall top and provisionally interpreted as the remains of a turf bank.

Sponsors: Historic Scotland, BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd, EC Objective 1, Robert Kiln Trust, Scottish Hydro-Electric plc, SNH, Shetland Amenity Trust, Shetland Enterprise Company, Shetland Islands Council, University of Bradford.

S J Dockrill, V E Turner and J M Bond 1998

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