Combined visual and biochemical analyses confirm depositor and diet for Neolithic coprolites from Skara BraeCoprolites (fossilized faeces) can provide valuable insights into species’ diet and related habits. In archaeozoological contexts, they are a potential source of information on human-animal interactions as well as human and animal subsistence. However, despite a broad discussion on coprolites in archaeology, such finds are rarely subject to detailed examination...
Romaniuk, Andrzej A ; Panciroli, Elsa ; Buckley, Michael ; Chowdhury, Manasij Pal ; Willars, Carla …
Research report1.1 On Friday 9th September 2016 a small hoard of copper alloy objects within a well defined pit was uncovered by a team of GUARD Archaeology Ltd archaeologists during topsoil stripping as part of the wider programme of strip, map and record works being undertaken at David Moyes Road, Carnoustie...
Hunter Blair, A ; Cameron, Esther ; Evans, Jane ; Harris, Susanna ; Murray, W …
Metalwork from the 2011 excavations: razor and its associated sheath from Urn 5 [5. The hill of Tuach, Kintore, Aberdeenshire].The study of stone circles has long played a major role in British and Irish archaeology, and for Scotland most attention has been focused on the large monuments of Orkney and the Western Isles. Several decades of fieldwork have shown how these major structures are likely to be of early...
Sheridan, J A ; Troalen, Lore ; Rogers, Penelope Walton
Book chapterTable 1 Summary of all analytical results relating to objects studied during the project Table 2 XRF analysis at the British Museum: results Table 3 XRF analysis at National Museums Scotland: results
Davis, M ; Hook, D ; Jones, M ; Sheridan, J A ; Troalen, Lore