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 chapterThe polished material discovered during the excavations of the site is limited to twenty-two objects. Their petrographic and spectroradiometric allows us to define exploited rocks and in some cases to provide the source of raw materials. Polished stone axes are highly fragmented and exclusively made of fibrolites. Two continental sources...
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...