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Edinburgh, Juniper Green

Cist (Period Unassigned), Cinerary Urn(S), Food Vessel(S)

Site Name Edinburgh, Juniper Green

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Cinerary Urn(S), Food Vessel(S)

Canmore ID 50309

Site Number NT16NE 5

NGR NT 19 69

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT16NE 5 19 69.

In July 1898, during building operations at Juniper Green (NT 1969), a cinerary urn, two food vessels, and a cist were uncovered. The urns were inverted, while the cist, covered by a large stone and measuring 3'8" x 2'1" x 1'8", contained only bone dust and silt. The urns were donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS Accession nos EA 153; EE 78-9).

Some six weeks later, another urn was found but it soon disappeared and its whereabouts is not known.

F R Coles 1898; E D Dennison 1917

No further information.

Visited by OS (JFC) 18 December 1953

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