MHG3803 - Carved Stone Ball - Tomnahurich


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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

A carved stone ball, covered with numerous projecting knobs (type 8), found early in the 19th century on Tom-na-hurich, near Inverness, is in RMS (AS 160).
PSAS 1908-9; D N Marshall 1977.

The stone ball was acquired by the NMS in 1908. It is described in the catalogue as made of hornblende and measuring 3" x 23/4". Listed under AS 160. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6549 4409 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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