MHG28390 - Amber Bead - Keiss Moor


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age - 550 BC to 1 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An amber bead, possibly associated with a bone pin with a square ornamented head, a rudely-shaped whorl of steatite, a cylindrical bead of black glass and a ring of jet, from a mound on Keiss Moor, is in the NMAS ( FL13).
The bead is a medium-sized, flat, thin disk with rounded edges, circular in cross-section and rounded rectangular in longitudinal section. It measures 17mm in diameter and 8mm in thickness.
C Beck and S Shennan 1991

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Grid reference Centred ND 3399 6100 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND36SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • BEAD (Early Iron Age - 550 BC to 1 AD)

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