MHG51764 - Flint Scatter - Loch Garten

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • FLINT SCATTER (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Collection of 149 pieces of flint, comprising mostly small flakes and chips, but including a few microliths and microburins of Later Mesolithic type. Found on the shore of Loch Garten in 2005 and 2006 by Mr Craig Round.
Claimed as treasure trove (TT.59/06) and allocated to NMS.'
Alan Saville, Discovery and Excavation Scotland v. 8 (2007) p. 103: <1>

The NMS cataloguelists a collection of 149 pieces of flint, comprising mostly small flakes and chips but including two microliths, one unfinished microlith, six microburins, one scraper, one worn-edge flake and four edge-trimmed flakes. Acc. Nos. 2007.2.1- 2007.2.149. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NH 978 184 (point)
Map sheet NH91NE
Civil Parish ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

Finds (4)

  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • MICROLITH (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • MICROBURIN (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)

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