the hunt for lost things - textile panel

the hunt for lost things

Archaeological excavation is a destructive process, so few sites are excavated entirely.  Information and artefacts obtained from sample pits or ditches are analysed to describe and interpret the site.  This panel is inspired by three days spent on an archaeological dig at Dun Mhuirich in Argyll. Textile panel Sold

linear x - textile panel

linear x

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 57x74cm Sold

linear ix - textile panel

linear ix

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 74x64cm £100

kintraw - textile panel

kintraw

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  There is a four metre standing stone and two cairns at Kintraw.  The standing stone may have played a role in making precise observations of the midwinter sunset. Textile panel 49x49cm Sold

signs of life - textile panel

signs of life

Throughout history, jewelry has been worn as a symbol of power.  This panels features sketches of jet necklace triangles and lozenges, found all over Scotland, removed from site and displayed in museums. Textile panel 26x138cm Sold

strata ii - textile panel

strata ii

During an archaeological excavation, the horizontal and vertical locations of artefacts and features, and the relationships between them, are recorded precisely for later analysis.  This enables the archaeologist to deduce which artefacts and features were probably used together, and which may be from different phases of activity, if a site was occupied by a succession…

strata i - textile panel

strata i

During an archaeological excavation, the horizontal and vertical locations of artefacts and features, and the relationships between them, are recorded precisely for later analysis.  This enables the archaeologist to deduce which artefacts and features were probably used together, and which may be from different phases of activity, if a site was occupied by a succession…

excavations iii - textile panel

excavations iii

Archaeological excavation is a destructive process, so few sites are excavated entirely.  Information and artefacts obtained from sample pits or ditches are analysed to describe and interpret the site. This panel is inspired by three days spent on an archaeological dig at Dun Mhuirich in Argyll.  It features text from a catalogue of late neolithic…

excavations ii - textile panel

excavations ii

Archaeological excavation is a destructive process, so few sites are excavated entirely.  Information and artefacts obtained from sample pits or ditches are analysed to describe and interpret the site. This panel is inspired by three days spent on an archaeological dig at Dun Mhuirich in Argyll.  It features text from a catalogue of late neolithic…

excavations i - textile panel

excavations i

Archaeological excavation is a destructive process, so few sites are excavated entirely.  Information and artefacts obtained from sample pits or ditches are analysed to describe and interpret the site. This panel is inspired by three days spent on an archaeological dig at Dun Mhuirich in Argyll. Textile panel 80x60cm Sold