MHG53545 - Findspot of steatite cup, Meikle Ussie
The findspot of an Iron Age, decorated steatite cup with handle.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 200 BC to 200 AD)
- None recorded
This object was loaned to Groam House Museum in 2010 by the National Museum of Scotland to form part of a display of objects from the Maclean Collection being put together by the ARCH Display the Past project. Copies of ARCH's display material and images from National Museums Scotland were submitted to the HER as part of the project.
The object label reads as follows:
"This steatite rich cup with a handle was found at Meikle Ussie. It shows decoration on the outer bowl in the form of four cut grooves, one unfinished. It has a hole in the handle produced with a bow drill". <1>-<4>
This object does not appear to have previously been recorded on the HER, but cf MHG8952. <5>
- <1> SHG24752 Collection/Project Archive: ARCH. 2010. ARCH Display the Past Project: Dr William MacLean – a forgotten collector; the man, his sites and finds. ARCH. Yes. Display panel 4 and object label 6.
- <2> SHG24753 Collection/Catalogue: National Museums of Scotland. Catalogue of objects in Maclean Collection 1931. Digital. X.AQ 95.
- <3> SHG24754 Image/Photograph(s): National Museums Scotland. Images of objects in Maclean Collection. Colour. . Digital. X.AQ 95_009207, 009209, 009211.
- <4> SHG24755 Image/Photograph(s): Cowie, T. Images of objects in Maclean Collection. Colour. . Digital. X.AQ 95 (1) - (8).
- <5> SHG23297 Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 521 575 (200m by 200m) (Estimated from sources)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- CUP (Early Iron Age to Roman - 200 BC to 200 AD)
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