A Bronze Age cemetery at Ferniegair, Lanarkshire

Humphrey G Welfare (Author)


Keyword(s):
Archers Bracer, Burials, Cremations, Cemetery, Inhumation Artefacts, Inhumation
Period(s):
Bronze Age, 1936

Abstract


NS 739540/740538. Exiguous field notes, contemporary newspaper articles and a confused published report were used to reconstruct the excavation of a small cemetery in 1936 and 1939. The burials comprised four inhumation cists, four urned cremations and a simple inhumation. Artefacts included a Beaker decorated with fingernail impressions, at least three Food Vessels, an Enlarged Food Vessel, an 'Encrusted' Urn, a Cordoned Urn containing an archer's bracer, some fabric woven from vegetable fibre, and a cist-slab decorated in 'passage-grave' style. Au

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Published
30-11-1977
How to Cite
Welfare, H. (1977). A Bronze Age cemetery at Ferniegair, Lanarkshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 106, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.106.1.14
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