MHG3631 - Spindle Whorl - Dores
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- FINDSPOT (Undated)
- None recorded
A small whorl of gray sandstone, with ornamentation of triangles filled with lines parallel to one side, from Dores, Inverness, has been given to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by the Rev. John E. Fraser, of Dores, 1890
Listed in the NMS catalogue is a spindle whorl of claystone, 1 1/16" dia., with combinations of incised lines on edge, found at Dores. It was acquired in 1889 from Rev John E. Fraser. It could be the same whorl as described above. Acc. No. BE 236. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1890. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 24 1889-1890, p.6-18,141-6,274-81,378-82,410-15,443-50. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 6-18,141-6,274-81,378-82,. 277-8.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. BE 236.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6000 3400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13273 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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