Notice of Two Burial Urns found in the Parish of Muirkirk, Ayrshire. With a Report on the Bones

J Baird (Author)

Thomas Bryce (Author)


Keyword(s):
Cremated Human Bone, Burial, Oak, Bones, Birch, Charcoal
Period(s):
Roman

Abstract


The urns were found within a cairn. One was badly damaged and empty. The second contained charcoal and cremated human bone. A further deposit of charcoal and cremated human bone lay nearby. The charcoal was identified as birch and oak. The bones have been tentatively identified as an adult female.

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Published
30-11-1917
How to Cite
Baird, J., & Bryce, T. (1917). Notice of Two Burial Urns found in the Parish of Muirkirk, Ayrshire. With a Report on the Bones. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 51, 24-25. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7404
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