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Stone cist and urn found here Cist and Urn found here

Cist and Urn found here
Mr Robert Duthie (Stonehaven)
Mr John Taylor (Stonehaven)
William Cummings (Bogheadley)
012.09 During the month of October 1863 while a laborer named James Smith was engaged in excavating a sand bank on the farm of Bogheadley he discovered a Stone Cist about three feet in length two in breadth and of proportionate depth.
The chamber contained a cinerary urn, very rudely manufactured, a small quantity of decayed bones, a jet necklace, consisting of about sixty large beads of an elongated shape, and nine ornamental pieces of the same material that had been used in the elaboration of the pattern. The longitudinal position of the grave is east and west, shewing the cist to belong to the Christian period. The presence of the necklace would seem to indicate that the grave had been that of a female and the osseous remains would shew that the body had not been subjected to the process of burning but had been deposited with limbs - a position in which skeletons in that class of tumuli are not unfrequently found. The Urn is of Clay sun-dried but from its moist and fragile condition it went to pieces on being handled, [continued on page 162]

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