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ARO10: The cliff hanging cists; Sannox Quarry, Isle of Arran

ARO10: The cliff hanging cists; Sannox Quarry, Isle of Arran

By Iraia Arabaolaza
with Beverley Ballin Smith, Torben Bjarke Ballin and, Susan Ramsay

The discovery of two Bronze Age cists in a disused quarry in Sannox, Isle of Arran by the landowner and a local resident prompted their rescue excavation under the Historic Scotland's Human Remains Call-off Contract (HRCC). One of the cists contained a human cremation accompanied by a tripartite Food Vessel and scale-flaked flint knife while the second was empty.

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