MHG13038 - Stone Lamp, Cnoc Nan Stalean
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
A cup-shaped stone lamp found on Croft 386, Cagarve, Elphin (NC 2111) was donated to the NMAS by G MacLeod, Cagarve, 1956-7. Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1959.
MacLeod is deceased, but a close relative, Mr Menzies believes that the lamp was found whilst ploughing on the croft which is at NC 214 109, and now abandoned.
Visited by OS (A A) 9 July 1974.
Listed under Acc. No. AQ 118 in the NMS catalogue. It is described as of steatite, cup-shaped with a broken perforated handleand engraved on the outside with two lines of S scrolls divided by a horizontal line. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1959. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 90 1956-7, p.260-7. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 260-7. 261, No. 18.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AQ 118.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2140 1090 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- LAMP (Undated)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4636 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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