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Date 2020

Event ID 1126397

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Note

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/1126397

Sand Fiold

This burial site in Orkney Islands was a focus for funerary practices in the Neolithic/Bronze Age period, between 2900 BC and 801 BC.

Prehistoric Grave Goods project site ID: 60173

CANMORE ID: 1689

Total no. graves with grave goods: 1

Total no. people with grave goods: 3

Total no. grave goods: 5

Prehistoric Grave Goods project Grave ID: 60063

Grave type: Cist

Burial type(s): Cremation, Inhumation, Cremation

Grave good: Pot

Materials used: Pottery

Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Floral Offering

Materials used: Organic (Uncertain/Unspecified)

Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Basket

Materials used: Textile

Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Wrap

Materials used: Textile

Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Lid

Materials used: Slate

Current museum location: Unknown

Further details, the full project database and downloads of project publications can be found here: https://doi.org/10.5284/1052206

An accessible visualisation of the database can be found here: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/grave-goods/map/

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