MHG51764 - Flint Scatter - Loch Garten
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Type and Period (1)
- FLINT SCATTER (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
- None recorded
'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>
- <1> Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2012. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Boat of Garten. Yes. Digital. Site 1.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. 2007.2.1- 2007.2.149.
|Grid reference||NH 978 184 (point)|
|Civil Parish||ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
- 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)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/295984 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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