MHG1673 - Steatite Spindle Whorl - Nybster


Findspot of steatite spindle whorl.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An incised spindle-whorl of steatitic stone, found at Nybster (ND 36 63) was exhibited to the NMAS by John Nicholson, Nybster, on December 12, 1910.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1911.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3599 6300 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36SE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)

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