MHG14268 - Flints, Cantraydoune
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A (hollow-based flint arrow-head and another barbed and tanged, found on Cantraydoune in 1875" (Cantraydoune - NH 790 462) and "a flint knife, 2 3/16 ins. long, probably found with arrow heads" all formerly in the possession of Miss May Davidson of Clava and Cantray, were presented by Alexander Keiller in 1939-40 to the NMAS.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1940.
The find spot and circumstances of the find of these flint implements could not be ascertained from local enquiry.
Visited by OS (N K B) 13 August 1964.
There is a flint knife from Cantraydoune, Inverness-shire in the NMS catalogue which may be the flint knife referred to here. It is described to be of yellow brown flint, flat on one side, convex on the other. (Acc. No. AA 253).
The hollow-based arrowhead is of yellow-brown flint (Acc. No. AD 2236) and the barbed and tanged arrowhead is on grey-brown flint (Acc. No. AD2237). <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1964. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 95 1961-2, p.311-18. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 311-18. 311.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AA 253, AD 2236, AD 2237.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7900 4620 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
- HOLLOW BASED ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- KNIFE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
- BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14165 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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