MHG7241 - Cawdor Castle, glass beads


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred 847 498.

Six glass beads found in clearing out a ditch before February 1864, were donated to NMAS by Wm Stables, Cawdor Castle, in April 1864. (FJ 1-4, 17-18).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1865; 1885; J M Joass 1865.

Guido identifies the beads as Class 13 (North Scottish spiral-decorated beads) and Class 14 (North Scottish decorated annular beads). <1>

The NMS catalogue lists four glass beads of green paste, enamelled on the surface with yellow spirals (Acc. Nos. FJ 1- FJ 4) and two annular bead of blue and yellow glass (FJ 17- FJ 18). <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8470 4980 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH84NW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (1)

  • BEAD (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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