MHG29374 - Carved Stone Ball, Balnaguisich


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Carved stone ball with 6 projecting knobs. Dark grey stone. Beginning of a ?perforation at the junction of 3 knobs. Diameter : c70mm. Weight : c450grams.
Found while digging in garden of croft. Info held on IMAG, entry No. 1258. Date found 5/2/98.
See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 19/12/00.

This carved stone ball was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 81/98) and allocated to Inverness Museum. It is listed under Acc. No. 1999.093. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6680 7099 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

  • BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

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