MHG3631 - Spindle Whorl - Dores


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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
PSAS 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>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6000 3400 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63SW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)

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