MHG8029 - Cairn w finds, Achnacloich
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Type and Period (2)
- CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- BURIAL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
A grave is said to have been found 'under a cairn at Achnacloich' in 1880, but it is possible that this report refers to the cairn at Stittenham (NH67SE 15, c.v.). The stone-lined grave was set in a pit and measures 2.4m by 0.75m by 0.6m. It contained what may have been an oak coffin containing an inhumation accompanied by three barbed flint arrowheads (RMS(NMAS): EQ 353-5) and a shale disc.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1922; RCAHMS 1979.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 9, No. 29.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1922. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 56 1921-2, p.10-23, 60-4, 115-17, 169-71, 260-1, 319-20. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 10-23, 60-4, 115-17, 169-. 18.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6680 7380 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- COFFIN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- DISC (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13765 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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