Fragments of a Jet Necklace found at Greenhowe, Pluscarden, Morayshire

H Mackintosh (Author)


Keyword(s):
Grave, Triangular Terminal Plates, Necklace, Human Bones, Beads
Period(s):
Early Thirteenth Century

Abstract


A grave was discovered within a cairn when stones were being removed to facilitate ploughing. The grave was off centre and lined with four stone slabs. A handful of human bones and a necklace of two triangular terminal plates and twenty-three beads was recovered, the plates being entirely devoid of ornamentation. Sixteen of the beads were\r\nbarrel-shaped and seven cylindrical.

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Published
30-11-1924
How to Cite
Mackintosh, H. (1924). Fragments of a Jet Necklace found at Greenhowe, Pluscarden, Morayshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 58, 239-241. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7599
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