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- Alternative name(s)
- Canmore ID
- Site type
CIST, AWL (BRONZE), FLAKE (STONE), NECKLACE (JET), ORGANIC MATERIAL (CHARCOAL)
INVERNESS AND BONA
NH 6639 4189
- Latitude, longitude
- Archaeological notes
NH64SE 30 6639 4189. On 9th August 1928, a Bronze Age short cist was discovered in a sandpit in a gravel knoll near the farmsteading of Culduthel, about three miles south of Inverness and one mile east of the River Ness. The cist contained a crouched female skeleton, now in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Aberdeen, a necklace or girdle of jet, including a V-perforated toggle (since made up into a necklace), a small flake of obsidian a fragment of a bronze awl, and pieces of charcoal. The necklace and awl are in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS). A Low 1929. NH 6639 4189. The farmer at Mains of Culduthel pointed out the site of this find, the discovery of which he himself witnessed. The sand pit is now being filled in. Visited by OS (J L D) 22 March 1962.
- Architectural notes
1st edition 6-inch maps
|Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Inverness-shire (Mainland), Sheet XII||1868-70|
1st edition 25-inch maps
|Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Inverness Mainland, Sheet 012.09||1875|