Resources

Please explore these resources to find out more about the archaeology of the Yarrows Basin, Caithness and the contributions of Joseph Anderson.

Reading

Anderson, J. 1866a. Report on the ancient remains of Caithness: the results of explorations of these conducted for the Anthropological Society of London by Messrs Joseph Anderson and Robert Innes Shearer in 1865. Memoirs of the Anthropological Society of London ii, 226–56. Volume available at: https://archive.org/details/memoirsreadbefor02anth

Anderson, J. 1866b. On the chambered cairns of Caithness, with results of recent explorations. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 6. 442–51. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_006/6_442_451.pdf

Anderson, J. 1868. On the horned cairns of Caithness: their structural arrangement, contents of chambers, &c. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 7, 480–512. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_007/7_480_512.pdf

Anderson, J. 1869a. Report on excavations in Caithness cairns … in 1866. Memoirs of the Anthropological Society of London 3, 216–42. Volume available at: https://archive.org/details/memoirsreadbefor03anth

Anderson, J. 1869b. On the horned cairns of Caithness. Memoirs of the Anthropological Society of London 3, 266–73. Volume available at: https://archive.org/details/memoirsreadbefor03anth

Anderson, J. 1871. Notes on the Excavation of ‘Kenny’s Cairn,’ on the Hill of Bruan; Carn Righ, year Yarhouse; the Warth Hill Cairn, Duncansbay; and several smaller Sepulchral Cairns in Caithness. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 9, 292-6. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_009/9_292_296.pdf

Anderson, J. 1886. Scotland in Pagan Times: The Bronze and Stone Ages. Edinburgh: David Douglas. Available at: https://archive.org/details/scotlandinpagan04andegoog

Anderson, J. 1890. Notice of the excavation of the brochs of Yarhouse, Brounaben, Bowermadden, Old Stirkoke, and Dunbeath, in Caithness, with remarks on the period of the brochs; and an appendix, containing a collected list of the brochs of Scotland, and early notices of many of them. Archaeologia Scotica 5, 131-198. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/arch_scot_vol_005/05_131_198.pdf

Clarke, D.V. 2002. ‘The foremost figure in all matters relating to Scottish archaeology’: aspects of the work of Joseph Anderson. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 132, 1–18. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_132/132_001_018.pdf

Graham, A. 1976. The archaeology of Joseph Anderson. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 107, 279–98. Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_107/107_279_298.pdf


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