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TITLE
Chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P238
PLACENAME
Achnacreebeag
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31032
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
cromlechs
chambered cairns
Achnacreebeag
knives
beads
Chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute

This illustration is entitled 'Cromlechs at Achnacridhe beag (or Achnacree beg)'. It refers to the chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag which contains two burial chambers. Excavations in 1968-70 produced finds which included sherds of Neolithic vessels, a flint knife and jet disc-beads, all of which are now in the Museum of Scotland.

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

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Chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; cromlechs; chambered cairns; Achnacreebeag; knives; beads

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration is entitled 'Cromlechs at Achnacridhe beag (or Achnacree beg)'. It refers to the chambered cairn at Achnacreebeag which contains two burial chambers. Excavations in 1968-70 produced finds which included sherds of Neolithic vessels, a flint knife and jet disc-beads, all of which are now in the Museum of Scotland.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879