MHG3147 - Carved Stone Ball - Roag, Skye


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Carved stone ball recorded by RCAHMS in Duirinish parish in the general area of NG 27 44. No further details.


Carved stone ball of igneous rock, probably local Reina lava. Four fairly small knobs not very evenly placed with about 15 small indistinct knobs in the interspaces. Very weathered. Glasgow Art Galleries and Museums A60.29 (Marshall 1983).

Marshall, D.N. 1983. 'Further notes on carved stone balls', Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 113, 628-646; pp. 628-9. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 2699 4400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG24SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

Finds (1)

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

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