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Bowl

Description

Bronze bowl, from a grave of a woman and infant, Westness, Rousay, Orkney

Museum reference

X.IL 731

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Bowl

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Bronze; About a third to half of this survives in one piece.

Collection place(s)

Westness, Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Graham-Campbell, James and Batey, Colleen E. Vikings in Scotland. An Archaeological Survey. Edinburgh: University Press, 1998, pp 135-7.

Youngs, Susan (ed). 'The Work of Angels'. Masterpieces of Celtic metalwork, 6th-9th centuries AD. London: British Museums Publications Ltd, 1989, p 92.

Ritchie, Anna. Viking Scotland. London: B.T. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, 1993, p 50.

Links to other web pages

Canmore Site Record

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