MHG8168 - Carved Stone Ball, Ben Tharsom


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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 4-knobbed carved stone ball 'found on top of Ben Tharson, Ardross' is in the RMS (AS 153).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1904; D N Marshall 1979.

This ball was acquired by the NMS in 1904. It has slightly projecting circular discs and measures 2 1/2" in diameter. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6059 7919 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

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