MHG4174 - EBA Mould, Kilmallie

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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An early Bronze Age stone mould was found at Kilmailie before June, 1871 (Britton 1963). It is a water-worn slab of micacaeous sandstone c.7" square and 3 1/2" thick having on both its flat sides annular hollows 3" diam., c.1/2" wide and 1/4" deep, apparently moulds for casting rings of metal (PSAS 1873). It does not appear to have been used and is now in the NMAS. (Acc. No: CM9) (Britton 1963).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1873; D Britton 1963.

Acquired by the NMS in 1871 from Reverend Archibald Clark. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NN 0900 7599 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NN07NE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

  • MOULD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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