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Papa Westray, Knap Of Howar

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Entrance passage.
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Excavation photograph: Spoil dumped over cliff.
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Excavation photograph: House 1, wall recess in N. wall.
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Excavation photograph: House 2, pits and wall recesses in E. end of house.
Copy negative 1995. Original print in Print Room.
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Excavation photograph: House 2, detail of tumbled stones filling N. W. corner of house, door jamb visible top left.
Copy negative 1995. Original print in Print Room.
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Excavation photograph: Junction between house 2 and house 1.
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Knap of Howar Papa Westray Orkney General Views
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Knap of Howar Papa Westray Orkney General Views
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House 2
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Excavation photograph: House 1, general view of interior from E.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the Knap of Howar neolithic settlement, taken from the NNE.
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Excavation photograph: Spoil from 19 excavation, dumped over cliff, looking N.
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Excavation photograph: Workmen removing sand overburden.
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Excavation photograph: House 1, quern.
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View of house 2 in partially cleared state during excavations of Knap of Howar settlement, Papa Westray, in 1929.
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Excavation photograph: House 2,  detail of wall recesses at E. end.
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Excavation photograph: House 2, Detail of wall recesses in S. E. corner.
Copy negative 1995. Original print in Print Room.
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Excavation photograph: House 2, Tumbled stones in S. W. corner; Deliberate blocking of passage adjoining house 1 visible top.
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Knap of Howar Papa Westray Orkney General Views
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House 1 entrance.
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Plan and section. 
Publication drawing; Knap of Howar (section from drawings by Traill). Scan of photographic copy.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the Knap of Howar neolithic settlement, taken from the SSW.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the Knap of Howar neolithic settlement, taken from the ESE.
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Excavation photograph: House 2, E. end partially cleared.
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