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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 735465

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/735465

NB23SW 23 c. 213 330.

Leaf-shaped arrow-head, measuring 11/16 inch by 1/2 inch, and a struck flake, both of white quartz, found near the stone circle at Callernish, Lewis. Donated by D W F Baden-Powell, Stone End, Hinksey Hill, Oxford.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1934.

Stone axe, length 4.9 inches, oval cross-section, highly polished only at cutting edge, tapering to flattened butt; shrunken remains of a roughly square stick 3 feet 9 inches long, with two holes and a slot through it, widely spaced, from near the base of the peat. Found near the main circle at Callanish. Presented by the finder, Wm Morrison, 27 Callanish, Isle of Lewis.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1950.

Finds formerly recorded by OS with NB23SW 1. Not associated with stone circle.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM) 26 March 1991.

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