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A cist burial adjacent to the Bronze Age cairn at Cnip, Uig, Isle of Lewis

@inproceedings{Dunwell1995ACB,
  title={A cist burial adjacent to the Bronze Age cairn at Cnip, Uig, Isle of Lewis},
  author={Andrew Dunwell and Tim Neighbour and T G Cowiet and Margaret F. Bruce and Neill W. Kerr},
  year={1995}
}
A Bronze Age cist inhumation lying c 5m from a multi-phase cairn on Cnip headland was excavated in 1992, following its exposure as a result of erosion of the machair. The flexed skeleton of a mature adult male, which was accompanied by an undiagnostic plain pottery vessel, showed significant facial trauma. A radiocarbon determination indicates that the burial took place in the middle of the second millennium BC, at broadly the same time as an inurned cremation was inserted into the adjacent… 

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