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Bones

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

An Extra Digit Caused by Splitting of Bone and a Case of Reversion to Ancestral Form [Horse], 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1918
Scope and Contents Photographs of a horse's hoof, the image on the right shows an extra digit caused by the splitting of the bone; and the image on the left shows a case of reversion to an ancestral form which is not caused by the splitting of the bone.

Archaeological note about Coilleag Dhonil Ghuirm, 1871

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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.

Archaeological notes on Bearnaray Harris, 29 April 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/23
Scope and Contents Archaeological notes on Bearnaray Harris [Beàrnaraigh/Berneray, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] made in the company of 'Mrs MacNeill Newton & her sister Miss Famy Macdonald Scolpaig & her brother Mr Macdonald Newton. Among the shell mound on Borve machair' [Newton and Scolpaig, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist and Borgh/Borve, Beàrnaraigh/Berneray]. Carmichael describes 'Heaps of stones here & there & rows of stones on edge generally in a circle or a sphere' of various sizes and also heaps...