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Excavation photograph

SC 338253

Description Excavation photograph

Date 1969

Collection RCAHMS

Catalogue Number SC 338253

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of AG 13177 CS

Scope and Content Chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag, Lorn, Argyll This chambered cairn is at Achnacreebeag, Lorn. It started out as a simple cairn over a closed off chamber. A passage grave was then built joining onto the SE side of the earlier cairn which was extended to cover the addition. This is a view of the second chamber and the passage during excavation. The oval chamber is formed from ten slabs of stone. Surrounding the cairn itself are the remains of a kerb. The site has been excavated and finds included sherds from several neolithic pots, flint knives and flakes, sherds of Beaker pottery, jet beads and cremated bone. These last three were found in the rubble blocking the passage. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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