MHG61321 - Lithics - Coral Bay, Claigan
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
The Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre holds small collection of lithic stone tools and debitage. According to a letter in the archives, they were found in 1984 in a trench or burn immediately behind Coral beach. They were examind by Talla Hopper who recorded 12 lithics:
1 definite flint core and 2 possible cores.
3 dark chert/mudstone flakes, one probably a blade flake and two possibly. All three have been damaged since the original working.
1 small flint. Possible debitage.
1 small chert? Possible debitage
4 tiny flint pieces. No definite signs of working
None were diagnostically Mesolithic in character.
Listed under Acc. No. 1989.3. <1>
GIS spatial data is an approximation based on the above description only and does not represent the precise findspot. GW 21/11/19
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2234 5515 (60m by 60m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- CORE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- FLAKE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- DEBITAGE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
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