Excavations at Reay Links and at a Horned Cairn at Lower Dounreay, Caithness
With a Report on the Human Bones and a Report on the Animal Bones
Grave, Skeleton, Cist, Stone Axe, Long Cists, Human Bone, Beaker Pottery, Cairn, Beaker Vessels, Animal Bone, Bronze Strap
Excavation of the cairn revealed a chamber containing disarticulated human bone, Neolithic and Beaker pottery, a stone axe and animal bone. A secondary cist contained a skeleton and two Beaker vessels. Investigation of mounds in the vicinity of a known Viking grave at Reay Links revealed four empty long cists and an unstratified bronze strap end of early medieval date.