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Photocopied journal extract about an Iron Age site at Balevullin by Euan W. MacKie.

Description of the `hut site` at Balevullin excavated by A. Henderson Bishop in 1912 and the collections of pottery from Tiree in the Hunterian Museum and Glasgow Museum followed by a discussion of the site and material placing both in their cultural context.


Wooden case containing 66 pottery shards.

Wooden case (550 x 325 mm) containing 66 pottery shards collected by George Holleyman from a sand-hill site at Balevullin during 1941-3. Documented on E00033. Reviewed by Dr Euan MacKie in summer 2000 (see 2000.167). Items further identified by Dr Ewan Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology in Glasgow, in July 2018: Norse ‘platter; early medieval; 16th-18th century.