MHG8122 - Cist & Inhumation, Wester Teaninich
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Type and Period (2)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- BURIAL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
NH66NW 19 6252 6756.
A short cist was found at NH 6252 6756 in 1963 by contractors Pat Munro of Beauly whilst a drain was being dug. It was oriented NW/SE and when cover slab was removed remains of an inhumation were revealed. The bones were sent to Glasgow University the cover replaced and cist re-buried (Info from Mr W Munro, Clashnabuiac, Alness). According to the farmer at Wester Teaninich, it is still in situ.
Surveyed at 1/2500 Visited by OS (A A) 31 August 1972.
With the bones in the cist was part of the rim of a Food Vessel (Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, A.1963.42-44).
RCAHMS 1979, visited November 1977.
Human remains comprising a lower jaw bone and sacrum fragment are listed in the Hunterian Museum Catalogue as well as the food vessel fragment (GLAHM:A.1963.42-44). <1>
- --- 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. . 16, No. 114.
- <1> Interactive Resource/Online Database: Hunterian Museum. 2020. Hunterian Museum Online Collections Catalogue. GLAHM:A.1963.42-44.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6252 6755 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- VESSEL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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