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

NH84NW 50 84 49

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.

Clarke, L C G, 1925, 'The University museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge', Antiq J Vol. 5 1925, p.415-20, 419 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1728.

Mitchell, M E C, 1934, 'A new analysis of the Early Bronze Age beaker pottery of Scotland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, Vol 68 (1933-34), pp 132-89, p 186 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG53.

PSAS, 1935, 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library and exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 69 1934-5, p.9-26,118-21,246-50,322-4,397-401,435-43, 397-8; fig. 1 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG551.

Walker, I C, 1967, 'The counties of Nairnshire, Moray and Banffshire in the Bronze Age: part I', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 98 1964-6, p.76-125, 100-1 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1641.

Clarke, D L, 1970, Beaker pottery of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 2, 519, Nos. 1722, 1723 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2051.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8400 4899 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH84NW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (1)

  • BEAKER (Undated)

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