MHG56045 - Jaw harp - Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty
The find spot of a jaw harp noted by ARCH's Heritage Along the Kyle Line project in 2011.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (17th Century - 1601 AD? to 1700 AD?)
- None recorded
This find spot was noted in ARCH's Heritage Along the Kyle Line project in 2011. It was a metal detector find from Dingwall (exact NGR not known or not disclosed), and allocated to Inverness Museum (INVMG 2007.018). It measured 41mm by 28mm. Other examples of 17th century jaw harps with the distinctive triangular bow have been found at Dornoch and Fortrose, and further afield at Aberlady and Dunbar. Information from Jeanette Pearson, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <1>
Submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 68/06) and allocated to Inverness Museum. See attached TT report for further details. <2> <3>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2010-2012. Heritage Along the Kyle Line. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. MDB. Site 15.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 68/06. XY
- <3> Text/Record Form: Treasure Trove. 2019. Treasure Trove Artefact Reports for Highland Area 1994-2018. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 68/06.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5399 5799 (28m by 28m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- JEWS HARP (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- http://www.archhighland.org.uk/heritage-along-the-kyle-line.asp (Link to ARCH project page)
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