MHG37348 - Lithic Scatter - SCALPAY 4
An open air lithic scatter site of 26 lithics, recorded during the Scotland's First Settlers Project.
Type and Period (1)
- LITHIC SCATTER (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NG52NE 30 5872 2956
The following sites were recorded between October 1999 and May 2000 as part of the Scotland's First Settlers Project (DES 1999, 49-50):
NG 5872 2956 Scalpay 4 Lithic scatter.
A full report has been lodged with the NMRS.
K Hardy and C Wickham-Jones 2000
An open air lithic scatter site was investigated by the Scotland's First Settlers Project in 2000. A surface scatter collected from washed-out animal track, on flank of raised beach platform to north-west of small
stream. There were 26 lithics, most of which were of quartz and quartzite, five pieces of chalcedonic silica and one piece of Rùm bloodstone. Half of the pieces were debitage, 11 were regular flakes and one was a bifacially retouched flake of indeterminate type. They indicate activity in prehistory. <1>
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Hardy, K and Wickham-Jones, C (eds). 2007. Mesolithic and later sites around the Inner Sound, Scotland: the work of the Scotland's First Settlers project 1998-2004, Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports 31. Scottish Archaeological Internet Report. 31. Digital. Section 2.2.60, SFS 56.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 5871 2956 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- DEBITAGE (Undated)
- FLAKE (Undated)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (2)
- http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-310-1/dissemination/pdf/sair31.pdf (Link to published Scottish Archaeological Internet Report 31)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/192686 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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