MHG13890 - Carved Stone Ball - Skye


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Isle of Sky - A stone ball of a pale coloured claystone was presented to the Museum by Sir Kenneth S. Mackenzie of Gairloch, Bartm in 1861. It is also covered over with small rounded projections. This stone ball was found in the Isle of Skye in 1847. It measures 2 3/4 inches in diameter, the projections being each anout half an inch in height, and it weighs 17 3/4 ounces. See Record Card.

This stone ball is in the NMS, listed under accession number AS 23. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 4500 3000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG43SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

Finds (1)

  • BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

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