MHG6309 - Carved Stone Ball, Alness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A type 4c carved stone ball, with six projecting circular facets, and six intervening triangular facets, from Alness, which was formerly in the collection of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik is now in RMS (AS 120).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1894; D N Marshall 1979.

The stone ball was acquired by the NMS in 1894 and is listed under Acc. No. AS 120. It is made of gritty stone and measures 2 1/2" in diameter. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6500 6899 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

Finds (1)

  • BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

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