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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 714635

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NT39NW 3 3427 9694.

(NT 3427 9694) Court Cave (NR)

OS 6"map, (1938)

Casts of symbols in the Court Cave are in the National Museum of Antiquities (Accession nos. IB 278-9).

Information from NMAS accession list to OS.

Court Cave.-

The double-dsic symbol (?) (repeated twice).

The mirror symbol (?).

The crescent and V-shaped rod symbol (?).

The rectangular symbol.

The arch symbol.

A man holding a club (?).

Two triangles.

J R Allen and J Anderson 1903

The walls of the Court Cave bear Celtic sculptured symbols.

J R Allen and J Anderson 1903.

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