Maes-Howe

Notice of Runic Inscriptions Discovered During Recent Excavations in the Orkneys Made By James Farrer, M.P.

The following is from Maes-Howe by James Farrer:

List of Plates

  • I. General View of Maes-Howe from the N. E. (right)
  • II. Interior View of Maes-Howe
  • III. General Plan and Section of Maes-Howe
  • IV. Plan of Central Chamber, Passages, and Cells
  • V. Sections of East and West Sides of Chamber
  • VI. Sections of North and South Sides of Chamber and Passage

The numbers on Plates V and VI show the situation of the slabs containing the Runic Inscriptions, which are numbered accordingly.


Plate I. General View of Maes-Howe

  • VII. Inscriptions Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • VIII. Do. Nos. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • IX. Do. Nos. 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
  • X. Do. Nos. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
  • XI. Do. Nos. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32

The Inscriptions are drawn on a scale of 2 inches to one foot.

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