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Knife (Flint)

Site Name Fintray

Classification Knife (Flint)

Canmore ID 19488

Site Number NJ81NW 27

NGR NJ 83 16

NGR Description NJ c. 83 16

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Fintray
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ81NW 27 c. 83 16.

An oblong flint knife with a ground edge has been found at Fintray. It is narrower at one end than the other, 2 5/16 by 1 by 1/2inch, ground smooth on both faces, and to a sharp cutting edge on the two longest sides and at the narrowest end. It was purchased for the Museum of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1892.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1893.

The accession number of this flint knife is NMS: AA 80.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS) 5 July 2001.


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