This evening, I am posting information on Nether Largie¬†South chambered cairn, the only such chambered cairn in Kilmartin Glen’s prehistoric linear cemetery, West of Scotland.

Nether Largie may date back to around 3000 BC. It is a substantial structure, carefully designed with stone chambers to receive the bones of deceased persons over several generations. The other cairns consist of cists covered with stones.

The site was excavated in 1864 under Canon Greenwell who found evidence of different burial practices.A decorated, round bottom pot found and a Beaker pot found in the cairn can be viewed in the Kilmartin House Museum, a  mile or so north of the site.

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