MHG2512 - Possible Bone Knife Handle - Lower Dounreay
Bone handle, Lower Dounreay
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Undated)
- None recorded
Half a small cylinder of bone, possibly a knife handle, was found during clearance of a site at Lower Dounreay, and was donated to NMAS by Atomic Energy Authority, Dounreay.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1968.
No further info was obtained regarding this find.
Visited by OS (J B) 8 September 1979.
This object is listed in the NMS catalogue under Acc. No. HR 1289. It is described as a portion of a cylinder of bone, split lengthwise with one end sawn across and the other with internal bevel. It was donated by the Atomic Energy Authority in 1966. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1968. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 99 1966-7, p.265-73. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 265-73. 266, No. 20.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. HR 1289.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9810 6700 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- HANDLE? (Undated)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7269 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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