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ARO51: A Bronze Age cemetery, Sawmill Field, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

ARO51: A Bronze Age cemetery, Sawmill Field, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

By Iraia Arabaolaza

With contributions by Torben Bjarke Ballin, Beverley Ballin Smith, George MacLeod and Susan Ramsay

A cemetery complex with three stone-lined cists with cremation urns, a burial pit with a cremation deposit and one small collared urn, and sherds of a tripartite Food Vessel, all dating to the early Bronze Age were closely associated with a Clyde type cairn with a curved fa├žade.

Key words: Upper Palaeolithic, early Mesolithic, late Mesolithic, Neolithic, early Bronze Age cemetery, cairn, cists, burial pits, cremation deposits, Food Vessel, urns.

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