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ABCD: 1178

Saevar Howe 77 Birsay, Orkney

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Location: Saevar Howe 77, Birsay, Orkney, 1983, Orkney, Scotland HY2460270
Period: Viking overlying Pictish
Category: settlement site
Notes: -
Topography: sandy hillock on edge of dunes/coastal
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Dickson C A. 1983. The macroscopic plant remains. 114 and fiche. In: Hedges J W. 1983. Trial excavations on Pictish and Viking settlements at Seavar Howe, Birsay, Orkney. Glasgow Archaeol. J. 10. 73-124. Scotland, Orkney

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CAD - Dickson, Camilla: Glasgow Univ (nee Lambert)

Sample Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
1178a PR.SE.AS Phase IIb/ house floors nr norse 9th c 800 900

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