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The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles$
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Ian Armit

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780748608584

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.001.0001

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The First Farmers

The First Farmers

Chapter:
(p.43) 4 The First Farmers
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The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles
Author(s):

Ian Armit

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0004

This chapter presents and discusses the first farming settlements of the region. It explains the range of settlement forms including the unique island-dwellings of the Western Isles with a particular focus on the excavated site of Eilean Domhnuill, Loch Olabhat, North Uist. Consideration is given to the rich pottery assemblages of the region

Keywords:   Neolithic, Pottery, Eilean Donhuilll, Loch Olabhat, Eilean an Tighe

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