Pottery and bone fragments

Collection of six pottery and three bone fragments found at a midden at a blow-out on the north side of Kenavara in the 1970s, with notes and diagram by Morton Boyd.


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Evidence of ancient settlement from 9,000 years ago

During the 1970`s, the naturalist Morton Boyd examined and documented Tiree`s biology and landscape, including some of its archaeological sites. One the north shoulder of Kenavara, he discovered fragments of pottery and bone in a midden that could have been created by Tiree`s first seasonal residents up to 9,000 years ago. The hand-written notes are his.

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