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Date 2020

Event ID 1126964

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Note

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/1126964

Knowe of Ramsay

This burial site in Orkney Islands was a focus for funerary practices in the Neolithic period, between 3300 BC and 2451 BC.

Prehistoric Grave Goods project site ID: 60078

CANMORE ID: 2637

Total no. graves with grave goods: 3

Total no. people with grave goods: 3

Total no. grave goods: 7

Prehistoric Grave Goods project Grave ID: 74019

Grave type: Chamber

Burial type(s): Inhumation

Grave good: Assemblage; Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Prehistoric Grave Goods project Grave ID: 74020

Grave type: Chamber

Burial type(s): Inhumation

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; Current museum location: Unknown

Prehistoric Grave Goods project Grave ID: 74021

Grave type: Chamber

Burial type(s): Inhumation

Grave good: Animal Bone (Other); Materials used: Bone/Antler/Horn/Ivory/Tooth (Animal) [Bone]; 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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