Beaker, decoration: impressed comb & incisions. Was found in August 1817 with another beaker (now lost) in 'long' cist.
Thomson, Alexander Mr
Dates: Early: -2900 Late: -1800 Period: LNEO EB
clay fired.clay pottery
L (height): 161 mm W (dia. rim): 132 mm W (dia.b
The tools of the workmen struck upon a very large stone; on raising it, it was found to be part of the lid of a stone coffin, within which a skeleton was seen. Old Francis Duncan, who was superintending the work, came immediately to inform me of the discovery, and I took no time in proceeding to the spot.