MHG12268 - Findspot of Lamp, possible Steatite, Culkein


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 1132 3367 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC13SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

Finds (1)

  • LAMP (Undated)

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