MHG3044 - Culloden Muir


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Type and Period (1)

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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NH74NW 18 c. 73 45.

A two-handed tripod camp-kettle of bronze has been found among a quantity of human bones, in a bank at the east side of Culloden Muir. Height 5 1/2 inches, diameter at the mouth 4 inches.
This vessel was on exhibition at Edinburgh in 1856, on loan from the Marishcal College, Aberdeen.
Archaeol Inst Great Britain Ireland 1859.

257. Pot, Roman, in bronze. Found surrounded by human bones on Culloden Moor, 1830, H124,q D98. Presented by Dr. William Keith, 1833.
Reid, W.R.: 1912: Illustrated Cat. Of The Anthropological Museum, Marischal College: Aberdeen University Press: p18 No.257

No further information was obtained regarding these finds during field investigation.
Visited by OS (W D J) 26 April 1962.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7300 4499 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • KETTLE (Undated)

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