Also, the floor of cist
A was positioned on a ca 20 cm higher level than the floor of cist
B, and its westernmost part rested on the ring-wall of grave B.
Creeping coastal erosion has gradually revealed the cairn burial monument over the last 30 years, with the first cist
being excavated in 1983, revealing a skeleton lying facing the sea, with a decorated pottery vessel - what is known as a Beaker burial.
Burial 1 was a cairn circle type; burial 2 a sarcophagus; burial 3 a cist
within a stone circle (Figure 3); burial 4 a dolmen without a circle (Figure 4); burial 5 a dolmen within a circle, with pottery sarcophagi (Figure 5); burial 6 a dolmen without a circle; and burials 7 and 8 (Figure 6) were urn burials.
Chance finds from the area which have been revealed by erosion include cists
with skeletal remains cremations and pottery beakers which probably contained food or drink.
After several attempts to protect the cist
, a scheduled monument, the decision was taken by DNPA and English Heritage to excavate it in order to recover any surviving archaeological and environmental information before it is destroyed.
She will be in a new cist
, made of stone but lined in lead so there's no moisture getting in and no further deterioration.
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Archeological excavations of the stone age settlement site and ruin of the stone cist
grave of the early metal age in Kasekula.
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has been reported to be developing a ballistic surface-to-surface missile apparently based on the Tien Kung missile family and with a range of up to 300km, bringing southern China within its range.
Normally the individual courses would cist
pounds 110 per delegate, but any delegates attending all workshops will be able to take advantage of the cost being reduced by 20 per cent.
Silvia Laul, who excavated the grave, suggested on the basis of the fact that it did not contain any grave goods or a central cist
and had an irregular ring that the grave might be dated to the final period of the tradition of stone-cist
graves, which means that the grave was built around the time of the birth of Christ (Laul 2001, 29 ff.