Notes on the Discovery of a Cist at Stairhaven, Wigtownshire

R Anderson (Author)


Keyword(s):
Flint Scraper, Cremated Human Bone
Period(s):
Early Iron Age

Abstract


A feature thought to be a hut circle proved to be a dilapidated cairn. A short cist was located just off centre. It contained a Food Vessel, a deposit of cremated human bone, three quartz pebbles and a flint scraper. The remains were identified as an adult of uncertain sex.

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Published
30-11-1921
How to Cite
Anderson, R. (1921). Notes on the Discovery of a Cist at Stairhaven, Wigtownshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 55, 53-54. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7501
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