MHG1691 - Food Vessel - Keiss
Findspot of a food vessel.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
An undecorated food vessel, 5ins high by 5.75ins in diameter at the mouth, tapering to 4.5 ins at the base, from Keiss (ND 34 61) formed part of collection of Sir Francis Tress Barry, which was donated to NMAS in 1908.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1909.
The NMS catalogue lists a plain pot containing ashes and covered by flagstone, found in peat near Keiss. Its original description describes is as an urn, 5" high, 5 3/4" across mouth, 4 1/2" across base, very plain, found near Keiss. It was acquired from Sir Francis Tress Barry in 1908, making it likely to be the same vessel described above. Listed under Acc. No. EE 100. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1909. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 43 1908-9, p.8-23, 73-5, 145-6, 176-9, 268-71, 291-5. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 8-23, 73-5, 145-6, 176-9,. 19.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. EE 100.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3399 6100 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- VESSEL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/9358 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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