Tyne and Wear HER(256): Warden Law N. barrow, urned cremation - Details
Warden Law N. barrow, urned cremation
Religious Ritual and Funerary
In 1979 an urned cremation was discovered by chance in the side of a quarry at Warden Law. It had originally been buried in a short cist which had been covered by a mound. The site was subsequently excavated. The cremated remains of an individual aged 3 - 6 years were found.
<< HER 256 >> Excavation report, W, Ford & R. Miket, 1982, An Urned Cremation from Warden Law, Tyne and Wear, Archaeologia Aeliana, 5, X, pp. 53-59 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 71, no. 5