Book chapterFour beads were found during the excavations: two from pit  containing Urn 4 (P4) with Barrow 14, and two from pit  under Barrow 22. All four were analysed by Dr Lore Troalen using qualitative X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) (App 13.6).
Sheridan, Alison J
heathland, barrows, history of Petersfield Heath, micro-excavation, community interpretation, prehistoric field systems, Bronze Age, Neolithic, burial diversity, Mesolithic, and demographic estimation
Book chapterResults from a current National Museums of Scotland (NMS) radiocarbon dating initiative, the Dating Cremated Bones Project, are presented. The project takes advantage of a recent development in radiocarbon dating that enables reliable dates to be obtained from cremated bone. The results indicate that Collared Urns were in use in...
Sheridan, J A
‘Thanks to you the best has been made of a bad job’: Vere Gordon Childe and the Bronze Age cairn at Ri Cruin, Kilmartin, Argyll & ButeRi Cruin is one of the series of Early Bronze Age cairns that make up the well-known linear cemetery in Kilmartin Glen, Argyll. The aim of this short paper is to make more fully accessible and account of the work undertaken by Gordon Childe in the summer of 1936 when...