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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 696471

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NR77NW 1.01 7123 7883

A Neolithic 6-knobbed stone ball, 2 7/8" in diameter, found between the SW wall of the courtyard of Castle Sween and the square W tower, during excavations by the Ministy of Works, and three medieval brooches and implements are in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS] (Accession nos: AS 191, HX 236 - 241).

A barbed-and-tanged arrowhead, from below the gate on the outer side, was reported sent to Ministry of Works [MoW], Stirling ? c. 1927.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1940; M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

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