Few Pictish barrow and cairn cemeteries of northern and eastern Scotland have been excavated, but in 2012 and 2013, AOC Archaeology excavated sites at Greshop in Moray, and Bankhead of Kinloch in Perthshire. Both were small cemeteries with between three and five barrows excavated, and despite plough truncation, particularly in the case of Greshop, the sites revealed important information about the monument construction and the individuals buried there, as well as providing a suite of new radiocarbon
|Journal||Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 15 Jul 2020|
- Barrow cemeteries
- early medieval
- square barrows
Mitchell, J., Cook, M., Dunbar, L., Ives, R., & Noble, G. (Accepted/In press). Monumental Cemeteries of Pictland: Excavation and Dating Evidence from Greshop, Moray, and Bankhead of Kinloch, Perthshire. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal.