MHG12268 - Findspot of Lamp, possible Steatite, Culkein
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Undated)
- None recorded
A large, pear-shaped lamp, possibly of steatite, found at Culkein (NC 1133) was donated to the NMAS by H MacDonald, Culkein, 1967-8. Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1969.
The finder's sister pointed out the find spot of this lamp at approximately NC 1133 3368. It was found built into a modern dyke which has now been partially demolished.
Visited by OS (J M) 6 August 1974.
Listed under Acc. No. AQ 129 in the NMS catalogue. Described as of steatite, pear shaped with a flat bottomed pear shaped hollow and a lip made in the narrow end. <1>
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AQ 129.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1969. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 100 1967-8, p.201-5. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 201-5. 202, No. 29.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 1132 3367 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- LAMP (Undated)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4571 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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