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Category: Neolithic

  1. Vintage Stonehenge

      There is always a jolt when you realise that your career can be measured in decades. Imagine then when I did the necessary subtraction to find that it was four and a tenth decades since my first excavation – Winchester Unit 1976 by the way, nice and sunny, didn’t realise then that most digs […]

  2. A Late Neolithic butchery site in Orkney

    Winter storms exposed a spread of animal bone and stone tools at Skaill Bay next to Skara Brae, Orkney. Most of the bone was of red deer and the stone tools were Skaill knives – flakes made from sandstone cobbles. Here is the plan of the site showing the arcs and groups of Skaill knives […]



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