A Bronze Age cemetery at Aberdour Road, Dunfermline, Fife

Joanna Close-Brooks (Author)

M Norgate (Author)

J N Graham Ritchie (Author)

Archibald Young (Contributor)

Dorothy A Lunt (Contributor)

C B Denston (Contributor)

J C McCawley (Contributor)

Burial, Cist Burial, Cremation Patches One Cist, Cemetery, Pig Bones, Inhumation, Iron, Urn Burial, Cremation
17th Century, Bronze Age


NT 117863. The cemetery consisted of three short cists, an urn burial and two cremation patches. One cist contained a crouched inhumation, probably female, accompanied by pig bones; a second cist showed no trace of burial though phosphate analysis tended to suggest one. The third cist held a crouched inhumation 14C-dated in 17th century bc, a Food Vessel, slug knife, strike-a-light and piece of iron ore. An Enlarged Food Vessel containing a female cremation was inverted within a small stone setting. Appended is a description of a short cist burial with Food Vessel at Keavil, Fife. A R


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Close-Brooks, J., Norgate, M., Ritchie, J. N. G., Young, A., Lunt, D. A., Denston, C. B., & McCawley, J. C. (1974). A Bronze Age cemetery at Aberdour Road, Dunfermline, Fife. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 104, 121–136. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.104.121.136

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