MHG60763 - Stone Axehead and Cup - Rosehall


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Within NMS collections are an axe of micaceous schist, 7 1/2" x 2 3/4" with pecked surface, aquired from L. Tait, and an oblong cup of steatitic stone, 2 3/4 in., with handle and lines round the rim. These are from Rosehill, Sutherlandshire. They were acquired by the NMS in 1870 from L. Tait (AF 19 and AQ 36). Note: 'Rosehill' possible spelling error for Rosehall, Sutherland.

Grid reference is indicative of Rosehall area only, precise findspots unknown. GW 10/07/19

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Grid reference Centred NC 4700 0200 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC40SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

Finds (2)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • CUP (Iron Age - 550 BC? to 560 AD?)

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