A Stone Cist and its Contents found at Piekie Farm, near Boarhills, Fife

David Waterston (Author)


Keyword(s):
Spine, Skull, Stone Cist
Period(s):
8th Century

Abstract


An east-west aligned stone cist contained the remains of a partially disarticulated adult male skeleton aged 50-60 years. A white quartz pebble was associated. The skeleton exhibited an ante-mortem injury to the pelvis and left femur, chronic infection and peri-mortem trauma to the skull and the spine.

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Published
30-11-1927
How to Cite
Waterston, D. (1927). A Stone Cist and its Contents found at Piekie Farm, near Boarhills, Fife. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 61, 30-44. Retrieved from http://soas.is.ed.ac.uk/index.php/psas/article/view/7689
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