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The First Farmers

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print April 1996 | ISBN: 9780748608584
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748670710 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0004
The First Farmers

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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

Chapter.  8065 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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