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Archaeological note about Coilleag Dhonil Ghuirm, 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/46

Scope and Contents

Archaeological note about Coilleag Dhonil Ghuirm describing it as being situated between Dun Bhuilg and the shore. Located there are cists full of large bones, pins, dealaga beaga and dealaga fionntrin. Carmichael notes that skeletons were found there with their hands grasping swords and woman with babies in their arms. There are many stone coffins that and there was a lot of sand on top of it.

Dates

  • 1871

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 1 volume ; 17 x 20.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 68r, line 16 to folio 68r, line 23

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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