Cremated human bone, Craigbirnoch

Craigbirnoch, New Luce
Cremated human bone and teeth.  The cremation was buried in a stone cist grave together with a decorated pot known as a 'food vessel'.  Some fragments of the pot remain.   The cist was discovered accidentally in 1914 when a stone cairn was being removed for road-making.  The burial was excavated by Rev R G S Anderson in 1916.
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SMAH 052
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Craigbirnoch, New Luce
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Accession number :
WIWMS 1945.44
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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