ME02502 - KNOWTH - Burial

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At least 20 inhumations, largely crouched and placed in pits, were recovered in excavation of the passage-tombs (ME019-030001-) - (ME019-030018-). A date early in the first millenium AD is suggested (Eogan and Byrne 1968, 365-73, Eogan 1974, 68-87). 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. Date of upload/revision: 06 November 2013 See attached pdf plan of monument showing location of burials numbered 1-20, taken from Eogan 1974.

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

Monument Details

Address:
KNOWTH, Meath
GPS:
53.7011, -6.49176
SMRS:
ME019-030061-
what3words:
raindrop.twos.specifications

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