Report on the Discovery of Two Short Cists containing Cremated Human Remains at Hundatown, Orkney

William Kirkness (Author)


Keyword(s):
Bone, Artefacts
Period(s):
Early Iron Age

Abstract


A stone-built short cist of the double chambered variety contained cremated human bone but no other artefacts. It is very similar in form to cists from Isbister and Crantit. The landowner reported that other cists had been found in the vicinity.

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Published
30-11-1927
How to Cite
Kirkness, W. (1927). Report on the Discovery of Two Short Cists containing Cremated Human Remains at Hundatown, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 61, 238-240. Retrieved from http://soas.is.ed.ac.uk/index.php/psas/article/view/7703
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Articles