Describes the modern discovery, prehistoric use, and associated legends of over 100 sites throughout Scotland built from the neolithic through the iron age. The bandw photos combine details of construction with a sense of the location. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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artefacts blockhouse boulders broch Bronze Age building built burial burnt Caithness Callanish Camster capstone carved Caterthun cells centre century chambered cairn chambered tomb cist Clava Clickhimin courtyard crannog cremated bone cup and rings cup-and-ring marks decorated defences diameter ditch drystone Dun Grugaig enclosed enclosure entrance passage excavated ﬁeld ﬁnal ﬁnds ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂint ﬂoor galleried hearth henge Hill hillfort hut circles identiﬁed inhumation interior Iron Age jarlshof kerb Knap of Howar lintel Loch long cairns looking Machrie Moor main chamber Mid Argyll Midhowe mound Mousa Neolithic Nether Largie north-east ofthe Orkney Mainland orthostats outcrop Papa Westray passage graves platform pottery prehistoric probably promontory ramparts recumbent stone circle remains ritual rock roof round cairn Rousay Scotland setting settlement Shetland Mainland side Skara Brae Skye slabs souterrain standing stones Stane Stanydale suggested surrounding Temple Wood timber Unstan wall wheelhouse