McLaren, Dawn and Wilson, Donald (2015) The excavation of two short cist burials at Broomlands, Kelso. Scottish Archaeological Journal, 36-37 (1). pp. 147-161. ISSN 0305-8980
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Two stone-built short cists were excavated in Broomlands, Kelso, by AOC Archaeology Group under the Historic Scotland Call-off Contract for Human Remains. A single poorly preserved adult inhumation was recovered from one cist, along with a small intrusive disc-shaped perforated oil shale object. The inhumation was dated to 2340–2120 cal BC. The second cist contained heavily damaged and fragmentary unburnt bones from two adults. Radiocarbon dates suggest one individual, the principal interment in the cist, dates to 2030–1750 BC and the second individual was interred much later, between 930 and 800 cal BC.
|Additional Information:||With contributions from Fraser Hunter and Lore Troalen.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||cist, inhumations, Bronze Age, Kelso, spindle whorl|
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
Q Science > QD Chemistry
|Theme:||Material culture: creation and use|
Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
|Depositing User:||Ross Anderson|
|Date Deposited:||07 Sep 2015 06:04|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2015 16:24|
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