ME00009 - DOON - Cist

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Located on a small NE-SW spur that overlooks the headwaters of a small NW-SE stream, which is c. 90m to the SW. A short cist (dims 0.61m E-W; 0.41m N-S: H 0.28m) containing a ribbed bowl Food Vessel and the cremated remains of an adolescent aged 12-15 was discovered in 1947. The location remains uncultivated (Digitalmap). (Barron 2011) The above description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research. Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of revision: 31 August 2018

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

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DOON, Meath
53.8641, -6.90047

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