A burial ground of the middle Bronze Age at Girvan by Euan W. MacKie

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Published by Friends of the McKechnie Institute in Girvann .

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Subjects:

  • Cemeteries -- Scotland -- Girvan.,
  • Bronze age -- Scotland -- Girvan.,
  • Girvan (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Reprinted from: Ayrshire archaeological and natural history collections, Vol.7, Second series, 1961-1966, pp.9-27.

Book details

StatementEuan W. Mackie.
SeriesThomas Duncan memorial lectures
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16216952M
ISBN 100954421914
OCLC/WorldCa58791688

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