MHG61225 - Maclean Collection - Dingwall and the Black Isle


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

There are several finds from the Maclean Collection within the NMS that are recorded as coming from near Dingwall and the Black Isle. These were collected by Dr William McLean and donated to the NMS in 1931 after his death. These are listed in the NMS catalogue under Acc. Nos.:
AD 1711: Leaf-shaped arrowhead of grey chert.
AD 1712- AD 1727: Leaf shaped arrowheads; flint yellow to dark red, complete.
AD 1728- AD 1741: Leaf shaped arrowheads; flint, broken.
AD 1742- AD 1757: Barbed and tanged arrowheads; flint, barbed, stemmed, yellow or light colour, 2 grey.
AD 1758: Hollow-based arrowhead of yellow flint.
AD 1759: Triangular arrowhead of dark brown flint.
BG 276: Imperfect button mould of schist.
BG 280: Imperfect plain stone ball.
A socket stone or pivot stone is listed (AW 1) from Carse, Dingwall, but it is unknown where this location is. A stone axehead 'probably from Easter Ross' is also listed in the collection (Acc. No. AF 714). <1>

Due to the unprovenanced nature of these finds, no spatial data has been link to the record.

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No mapped location recorded.


Grid reference Not recorded
Map sheet Not recorded
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (7)

  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • HOLLOW BASED ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • TRIANGULAR ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • MOULD (Undated)
  • STONE BALL (Undated)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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