MHG1957 - Carved Stone Ball - 200yds W of Broch of Yarhouse
Carved stone ball 200yds W of Broch of Yarhouse
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)
- None recorded
An 8-knobbed carved stone ball, 'found in a field 200 yds W of the Broch of Yarhouse (ND34SW 1)' is in RMS (AS 181).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1933; D N Marshall 1979.
- --- SHG28278 Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AS 181.
- --- SHG411 Text/Publication/Article: Marshall, D N. 1979. 'Carved stone balls', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 108 1976-7, p.40-72. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 40-72. 69.
- --- SHG555 Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1933. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 67 1932-3, p.9-23, 62-9, 161-4, 224-7, 312-17, 341-2,. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 9-23, 62-9, 161-4, 224-7,. 12.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3059 4339 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)
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External Links (2)
- http://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-180-001-394-C& (Link to NMS online collections database)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/9006 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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