MHG6907 - Cists & beakers, Cawdor


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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Two beakers, which accompanied an inhumation in a short cist at Cawdor are in Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, donated by the Earl of Cawdor, (i) Clarke's N2L type - 23.1316; (ii) Clarke's N/NR type - 23,1317.
L C G Clarke 1925; M E C Mitchell 1934; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1935; I C Walker 1967; D L Clarke 1970.

The beakers are listeded in the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology catalogue under Acc. Nos. 1923.1316.1-9 and 1923.1317.1-4. Also listed are 3 fragments of human cranium (1923.1317.5, 1923.1317.6, 1923.1316.10). <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8400 4899 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH84NW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (2)

  • BEAKER (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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