NM0449 : Dun Beag (Fort)

taken 1 year ago, near to Vaul, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Dun Beag (Fort)
Dun Beag (Fort)
Unlike the nearby Dun Mor Broch, this site is thought to have been an oval dun rather than a broch. A trial excavation in 1963 on the summit of the knoll showed that the ruins of the main wall were overlaid by occupation debris which yielded decorated pottery indistinguishable from that found at Dun Mor as well as a complete bronze ring-headed pin. The finds are kept in the Hunterian Museum of the University of Glasgow. This evidence probably provides further confirmation that different kinds of Iron Age stone structure need not imply major cultural differences.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Islands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fort 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 0463 4926 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:32.5305N 6:48.4245W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 04637 49192
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