MHG3779 - Cist - Knocknagael


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  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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NH64SE 33 6593 4168.

A cist was found at NH 6593 4168 at the edge of a gravel pit by Mr R Milne on 20 October 1970. (R Milne, curator, Inverness Museum) It was c. 0.5m below the ground surface and consisted of four side slabs and a covering slab, measuring 1.1m NNE-SSW by 0.8m transversely, and was 0.6m deep. It contained a crouched inhumation, the skeleton being laid on its left side with the head to the NNE. There were no artefacts. Mr Milne took photographs which were sent to the NMAS with a report on the cist, which is still in situ.
Visited by OS (A A) 9 October 1970.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6592 4167 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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