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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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Beakers and Bronze

Beakers and Bronze

(p.86) 6 Beakers and Bronze
The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Ian Armit

Edinburgh University Press

From around 2000BC the ritual monuments of the Neolithic period seem to have fallen into disuse. This chapter examines the emergence of societies using Beaker pottery; a ceramic style known across much of Western Europe. Several of the best known Beaker period settlements lie in the Western Isles including those at Dalmore, Rosinish, and Northton.

Keywords:   Beakers, Bronze, Dalmore, Rosinish, Northton

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