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Unstan ware is the name used by archaeologists for a type of finely made and decorated Neolithic pottery from the 4th millennium BC. Typical are elegant, round based bowls with a band of grooved patterning below the rim.
Unstan ware may have evolved into the later grooved ware style
Also see: prehistoric Scotland - Farmers and monument builders
- Scotland Before History - Stuart Piggott, Edinburgh University Press 1982, ISBN -07524-1400-3
- Scotland's Hidden History - Ian Armit, Tempus (in association with Historic Scotland) 1998, ISBN 0-7486-6067-4
- The Other Orkney Book - Gordon Thomson, Northabout Publishing 1980, ISBN 0-907200-00-1
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