Report on the excavation of a Neolithic mound at Boghead, Speymouth Forest, Fochabers, Moray, 1972 and 1974

H A W Burl (Author)

Margaret M Burl (Contributor)

Audrey S Henshall (Contributor)

Dorothy A Lunt (Contributor)

A C Maclean (Contributor)

P A Rowley-Conwy (Contributor)

K Manchester (Contributor)

J C C Romans (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Sherds, Mound, Mound Cist, Grimstonlyles Hill Wares, Mound Beneath Mound Many Sherds Cremated Bones, Cremation, Flints
Period(s):
Neolithic, 1974 Iron Age

Abstract


?Iron Age skeletons at top of mound; cist with cremation. Long before that, Beaker sherds were placed in pit by old mound. Beneath mound, many sherds, cremated bones, and flints in thick black layer. Pollen, soil, and 14C dates indicate early Neo agriculture by people with Grimston/Lyles Hill wares.

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Published
30-11-1985
How to Cite
Burl, H., Burl, M. M., Henshall, A. S., Lunt, D. A., Maclean, A. C., Rowley-Conwy, P. A., Manchester, K., & Romans, J. C. C. (1985). Report on the excavation of a Neolithic mound at Boghead, Speymouth Forest, Fochabers, Moray, 1972 and 1974. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 114, 35-73. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.114.35.73
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