Excavation of an urned cremation burial of the Bronze Age, Glennan, Argyll and Bute

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland with Historic Scotland and the Council for British Archaeology , [S.l.]
Glennan (Scotland) -- Antiqui
Statementby Gavin MacGregor with contributions from Michael Donnelly, Jennifer Miller and Julie Roberts ; illustrations by Gary Tompsett and Caitlin Evans.
SeriesScottish archaeological internet report -- 8, 2003
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Open LibraryOL16400092M
ISBN 100903903776

Clear proof that deceased lived permanently in Argyll & Bute within 10 years of death. If the deceased person has been in long term residential care outwith the boundaries of Argyll & Bute Council, but was previously a resident of Argyll & Bute and was moved to such residential care at the behest of this, or a previous Local Authority.

Woodland and green burials Memorials Burial grounds. Buying a grave. A grave (or lair) in a cemetery is used to bury either a coffin or casket of cremated remains.

The ground itself does not become the property of the grave holder, this remains with the council. MacGregor, Gavin. “Excavation of an urned cremation burial of the Bronze Age, Glennan, Argyll and Bute.” Scottish Archaeological Internet Report 8, McKinley, J.

“Bone fragment size and weights of bone from modern British cremations and the implications for the interpretation of archaeological cremations.”Author: Monika Lay.

section 7: bronze age burial practices Burial sites comprise a large portion of the Bronze Age archaeological evidence, particularly for the Excavation of an urned cremation burial of the Bronze Age part of the period. Unlike funerary practices in the Neolithic, Bronze-Age burials are not in the main monumental in character and are generally in cist or pit graves, or in rarer examples in cist.

Bachelor of Science. Contact. About. Excavation of an Iron Age burial mound, Loch Borralie, Durness, Sutherland Excavation of an urned cremation burial of the Bronze Age, Glennan, Argyll. Bronze Age Burials While the Bronze Age hasn’t changed in some ways for previous Stone Age people, the question of an afterlife was still on their minds.

Burial customs became very important for people, especially during the neolithic period (see the neolithic category for more information). As the Bronze Age ended, and the Iron Age began, cremation continued to be a popular method of burial, but there was also later a shift towards using cemeteries to bury the dead.

Human sacrifices such as the Lindow Man were practiced, although they do seem to be. General photo guidelines: Photos larger than MB will be reduced.

Each contributor can upload a maximum of 5 photos for a cemetery.; A cemetery can have a maximum of 20 photos. of future research into Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Scotland. This was undertaken with a view to improved understanding of all aspects of what Excavation of an urned cremation burial of the Bronze Age in Scotland from the appearance of metallurgy and other Beaker-related innovations in the 25th thcentury BC up until the early 8 century BC and the beginnings of the Iron Size: 6MB.

Middle to Late Bronze Age Ditch. A shallow, sinuous ditch extended across the entire site for a distance of at least m. It ran from east-west before turning north eastwards. This is thought to be Middle to Late Bronze Age in date. This ditch was in two sections, and at least one had been recut.

Discover Fourwentways Bronze Age Cemetery in Cambridgeshire, England: A 4,year-old burial site hides behind a roadside Burger King. Pages in category "Burials in Argyll and Bute" The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Middle and Late Bronze Age field systems, pits, roundhouses, and cremation burials were identified. In keeping with other sites in the area, Iron Age activity was very limited.

General photo guidelines: Photos larger than MB will be reduced. Each contributor can upload a maximum of 5 photos for a cemetery.; A cemetery can have a maximum of 20 on: Tayinloan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, Show Map.

Cremation: Excavation, analysis and interpretation of material from cremation related-contexts. In L.N. Stutz & S. Tarlow (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial, – Oxford: Oxford University PressCited by: 1.

Early Bronze Age grave discovered in Perthshire () -- Archaeologists have discovered a spectacular Early Bronze Age grave at the Scottish Royal centre at Forteviot.

The excavation at Baliscate was a research based community project led by Argyll Archaeology. Over 50 volunteers were trained in a variety of archaeological techniques and school children visited the site along with 29 teachers and assistants.

The excavation revealed the site to have its origins in the Late Iron Age /Early Historic period. An early Bronze Age burial cist is excavated on Dartmoor, revealing cremated bones and material dating back 4, years.

Daily archaeological news and exclusive online features, plus articles from the current issue and back issues. Pages in category "Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Argyll and Bute" The following 45 pages are in this category, out of 45 total.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Excavation at Cloburn Quarry, Cairngryffe Hill, Lanarkshire, of a Bronze Age ring cairn in revealed a monument of considerable complexity. Its earlier phases appear to have consisted of timber and stone rings around a central cremation pit, with other cremations in small pits within the rings.

The most intensive period of funerary activity followed the removal of these circular. A Bronze Age burial site has been uncovered at the planned location of the Highlands' first Asda supermarket. Archaeologists found an area of. A Woman's Burial from Wessex.

Click on image and yielded one of the finest female graves from the early Bronze Age, circa barrow was excavated in by Maud Cunnington under her husband's name, to make it more acceptable to the archaeological world.

being found somewhat higher than the body during the excavation, but when. Abercromby, J A study of the Bronze Age pottery of Great Britain & Ireland and its associated grave-goods Clarendon: Oxford Acta Archaeologica (), Levin and Munksgaard: Copenhagen Alexander, D ‘Excavation of Neolithic pits, later prehistoric structures and a Roman temporary camp along the line of the A96 Kintore and.

Bone bead (Hg) which was discovered at the burial site known as 'Bedd Branwen' [Branwen's Grave], near the river Alaw, Llanbabo, Anglesey. By B.C. cremation had become the normal means of human burial. Following the cremation ceremony, the ashes and bones were either gathered and buried in a hole in the ground or were left on the surface.

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Collared Urns of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland Preview this book horizontal twisted cord I.H. Longworth incised herringbone internal bevel internal moulding internal rim bevel Inverted over cremation J.R. Mortimer L.V. Grinsell Llanbabo Longworth mouth Museum North Western Style point toothed comb Publications Round Reviews: 1.

Cowlins Field, Mount Bures: excavation of a Neolithic Longbarrow Anna Moore, Denise Hardy Introduction A series of impressive cropmarks along the valley of the River Stour, which separates Essex from Suffolk, has been known about for some time 1. In /5, one of a group of ring-ditches (TL) lying on land belonging to.

In Bronze Age, Post-excavation, Prehistory, Public archaeology. Soil samples: processed. By AOC Dec 1, Jack would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who came along to help out with processing the soil samples at Castlehill Heritage Centre last month.

We discovered that many of the samples are relatively rich in charcoal, and there. Ear bones which were discovered at the burial site known as 'Bedd Branwen' [Branwen's Grave], near the river Alaw, Llanbabo, Anglesey.

By B.C. cremation had become the normal means of human burial. Following the cremation ceremony, the ashes and bones were either gathered and buried in a hole in the ground or were left on the surface.

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A Bronze Age burial cairn has been uncovered during work to upgrade a path in Stirling. It is thought to have been built up to 5, years ago and would have been used for the burials of generations.Toggle navigation.

Home; Topics. VIEW ALL TOPICS.» Obtaining a burial or cremation permit.» Professional and staff services including counselling and co-ordination with legal representative of deceased and co-ordination with crematorium and cemetery.

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