1974:0007 - SLIGUFF, Carlow

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Carlow Site name: SLIGUFF

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number:

Author: Mr. M. Ryan, Irish Antiquities Division, National Museum of Ireland.

Site type: Cist Burial

ITM: E 669436m, N 657843m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.667310, -6.973440

In late March, 1974, ploughing in a field at Sliguff uncovered a large slab sealing a rectangular cist. In the grave was the crouched, unburned skeleton of a young, adult male accompanied by an intact, decorated Food Vessel of ‘Bowl’ type.

Ref. Ryan, M., Carloviana, 2, No. 23, 1974, 21—24