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TITLE
Cup-marked Stone, Cist, Kilmartin
EXTERNAL ID
PC_DONALD_KILMARTIN06
PLACENAME
Kilmartin
DISTRICT
Mid Argyll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Kilmartin
DATE OF IMAGE
2002
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Janine Donald
SOURCE
Janine Donald
ASSET ID
22387
KEYWORDS
cists
cairns
burial cairns
burial cists
archaeology
Cup-marked Stone, Cist, Kilmartin

This cup-marked stone formed the capstone of a Bronze Age burial cist contained within Nether Largie North Cairn, Kilmartin Valley, just north of Lochgilphead in Argyll. The capstone is decorated with about forty cupmarks and at least ten axe heads.

A total of five cairns - the earliest dating to around 3000 BC - are contained within Kilmartin Valley running in a line from NE to SW. Finds from excavations include a jet necklace, decorated pottery and decorated grave slabs

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Cup-marked Stone, Cist, Kilmartin

ARGYLL: Kilmartin

2000s

cists; cairns; burial cairns; burial cists; archaeology

Janine Donald

This cup-marked stone formed the capstone of a Bronze Age burial cist contained within Nether Largie North Cairn, Kilmartin Valley, just north of Lochgilphead in Argyll. The capstone is decorated with about forty cupmarks and at least ten axe heads. <br /> <br /> A total of five cairns - the earliest dating to around 3000 BC - are contained within Kilmartin Valley running in a line from NE to SW. Finds from excavations include a jet necklace, decorated pottery and decorated grave slabs