MHG61783 - Bead - Cantraybruich
A possible Late Bronze Age cannel coal bead was discovered fieldwalking.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
A black bead was found fieldwalking, close to the position of two cairns at Cantraybruich. It was found within an area of a more extensive scatter of worked flint and quartz. It measured 16.8mm by 14.4mm with a thickness of 7.9mm and was identified by x-ray fluorescence spectrometry to be made of cannel coal. The closest parallels in material and shape are of Late Bronze Age date, although a later date cannot be ruled out for it. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7765 4590 (60m by 60m)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
- BEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
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