Markland Grips Bone Cave (Sepulchral Cave), Elmton, Derbyshire

NGR: SK 510 751

NMR: SK 57 NW 22

SMR: 5251

SAM: -

Excavation: A.L. Armstrong, 1924 .

Curation: Sheffield City Museum.

Burials: MNI: 5+

Finds: Neolithic pottery; animal bones.

Date: : Neolithic (1)

14C: 4760 (OxA-4447), 4740 (OxA-4448) on human bone.


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