Unstan Chambered Cairn

Stromness, Orkney Islands
Chambered Cairn
Also known as Knowe of Onstan

This site is famous for the Unstan ware pottery that was found in and around the tomb.

The main chamber is divided into five compartments; human remains were found in each of these. A small side chamber leads off the main chamber, and two crouched burials were found in here. A carving of a bird is to be found on the lintel of the entrance to the side chamber.


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