On Two Bronze Spoons from an Early Iron Age Grave near Burnmouth, Berwickshire. With a Report on the Skeleton found therein
Grave, Wood, Coal, Skull, Handle, Sandstone Slabs
Early Iron Age
The grave was built with small boulders in two or three irregular courses with sandstone slabs as covers. The skeleton of a man lay on his right side with his legs slightly flexed. Between the hands and the skull lay, within a small area, an iron\r\nknife, two bronze spoons, the jaws and other bones of a young pig, several fragments of coal, and a small piece of wood, probably part of the handle of the knife. The spoons are rare and have not previously been found in Scotland. All known examples from Britain are described in detail. The detailed report on the skeleton focuses on morphology and metric measurements.