Inside Unstan Chamberd Cairn, Orkney

Inside Unstan Chamberd Cairn, Orkney, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on the prehistoric cairn of Unstan located at Clouston, about 3 miles from Stromness.. This is a long, chambered cairn dating from the 3rd Millennium BC .The interior burial compartments are divided by upright stone slabs. A volume of pottery was found at this site with distinctive design. This has been designated as Unstan Ware. As will be noted from the images below, the entrance is very narrow, I had to navigate through on all fours!

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