MHG2304 - Various Lithics and Bone Object - Scottag

Summary

Flints etc, Scottag

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The following objects and implements are in NMAS: Seven flint implements found in the Gersa district (Acc Nos: AB 1545-51); cylindrical object of white quartz found near Gersa schoolhouse (BG 260); five flint scrapers, end-scraper of flint and a saw of red flint found in the neighbourhood of Gersa school (AB 2144-51); and a sickle-shaped bone object found in 1922 in a field at Gersa school.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1926; 1932.

No further information. Gersa school is at ND 2590 5745.
Visited by OS (R D L) 23 April 1963.

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 19 March 1982.

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 2589 5739 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND25NE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (8)

  • END SCRAPER (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • SAW (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • CORE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • WORKED OBJECT (Undated)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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