MHG61293 - Litharge Cake - Dun Creich


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A piece of Litharge cake is pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, No. 7697. It was found at the waterline of the Dornoch Firth below Dun Creich. Litharge cakes were formed during large scale cupellation. This piece has a relatively smooth convex shape with the inner side having a rough cast appearance. This litharge cake is evidence of large scale cupellation. <1>

Historylinks Acc. No. 2009_046_05. <2>

Grid reference is general only as the litharge could have come any area of the waterline of the promontory Dun Creich occupies. GW 18/11/19

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Grid reference Centred NH 6521 8805 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH68NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

Finds (1)

  • LITHARGE (Undated)

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