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TITLE
Pottery from the 'Great Cairn' at Achnacree, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P224
PLACENAME
Benderloch
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31030
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
pottery
bowls
cairns
chambered cairns
carved stones
Pottery from the 'Great Cairn' at Achnacree, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

The two pottery finds in the top half of this illustration are from the 'Great Cairn' at Achnacree. The cairn stands in trees on the north edge of Moss of Achnacree, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. It was first excavated in 1871. The carved stone below, with a cross on both sides, is from Cleinamacry.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879

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Pottery from the 'Great Cairn' at Achnacree, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; pottery; bowls; cairns; chambered cairns; carved stones

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

The two pottery finds in the top half of this illustration are from the 'Great Cairn' at Achnacree. The cairn stands in trees on the north edge of Moss of Achnacree, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. It was first excavated in 1871. The carved stone below, with a cross on both sides, is from Cleinamacry.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879