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Cist (Period Unassigned), Arm Guard (Stone), Arrowhead(S) (Flint), Bead (Amber), Beaker, Toggle (Bone)

Site Name Culduthel

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Arm Guard (Stone), Arrowhead(S) (Flint), Bead (Amber), Beaker, Toggle (Bone)

Canmore ID 13519

Site Number NH64SE 36

NGR NH 6662 4224

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64SE 36 6662 4224.

A small Bronze Age square cist, containing a skeleton, beaker, eight flint arrowheads, bone toggle, amber bead, and a rare stone arm-bracer (used by archers to protect their arms from the bowstring) mounted with four large gold caps measuring about a quarter of an inch across their heads; was found on a school building site at Culduthel (NH 664 420) near Inverness on 22nd November 1975. (Information from L Wedderburn, Asst. Curator, Inverness Museum)

Information from The Scotsman 25 November 1975.


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