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The Bronze Age

Ritual

Cremation burial, Cairnderry

Period:
Bronze Age
Description:

During excavations of the Neolithic chambered cairn at Cairnderry in 2003 a Bronze Age cremation burial was found in a pit, cut into the soil just outside the outer kerb of the cairn.

 

The picture shows the upturned collared urn, surrounded by a mass of black charcoal and cremated bone, and placed to one side of it a fine, ground stone battleaxe.

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