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  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs)
  • Rachel C. Barrowman
  • English
  • 03 July 2020
  • 9781907975462

characters The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs)

review ò The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs) 104 Rachel C. Barrowman ✓ 4 Free read characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Rachel C. Barrowman This volume is the definitive account of the excavation which led to the discovery of the magnificent hoard of 28 pieces of Pictish silverware on St Ninian's Isle Shetland in 1958 It includes a reassessment of the original archives and finds including an ogham stone found on the site in 1876 and a fantastic collection of glass beads as well as several new small scale excavations on the site of the chapel and its burial groundTaken together this work reveals a long seuence of settlem.

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The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs)

review ò The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs) 104 Rachel C. Barrowman ✓ 4 Free read characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Rachel C. Barrowman Hristianity The report describes these burials in detail ending the story sometime between the 11th and end of the 12th centuries when an adult male who had died a violent death was moved to be buried on the site Thereafter the site was inundated with wind blown sand A new chapel with an accompanying long cist cemetery was then built above the earlier church and a chancel was added later The associated graveyard continued in use until around 1840 long after the building was demolish.

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review ò The Chapel and Burial Ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: Excavations Past and Present: Excavations Past and Present (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs) 104 Rachel C. Barrowman ✓ 4 Free read characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Rachel C. Barrowman Ent beginning in the Iron Age The first church was built on the site in the 8th century and accompanied by a long cist cemetery with cross incised stones and shrine sculpture The church may have continued in use into the 9th or 10th centuries and the recent work has confirmed that the famous hoard was buried into its floor There was a degree of continuity between the pre Christian and Christian burials with evidence that the site was a special place for burial before the advent of C.