MHG999 - Jet Pendant and Decorated Stone Whorl - Hill of Shebster


Findspot of pendant and whorl in Cairn.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An oval jet pendant, 1.1 by 0.8 by 0.35ins, and a decorated flat grey stone whorl, 1.7 by 0.5ins, found about 1920 among the stones of a cairn on Shebster Hill (Hill of Shebster: name ND 012 645) were donated by the finder, James Sutherland, Brims Cottage, through J B Gair, FSA Scot, to the NMAS (Acc Nos: NT 217 and BE 546 respectively.)
(For cairns on Hill of Shebster, see ND06SW 5 - 8 and 12.)
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1954; Information from NMAS accessions register and card index.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0120 6449 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (2)

  • PENDANT (Undated)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)

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