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Aberdeen, Park Street, Steatite Cup

Findspot, Cup (Stone)

Site Name Aberdeen, Park Street, Steatite Cup

Classification Findspot, Cup (Stone)

Canmore ID 20181

Site Number NJ90NW 58

NGR NJ 946 067

NGR Description NJ c. 946 067

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 58 c. 946 067.

A stone cup of steatite, 3.7/16" in external diameter across the mouth, 2 7/8" across the base and 2 1/2" high, decorated with a band of incised vertical lines between single marginal lines just under the lip, and with partially perforated handle, was found in a garden in Park Street, Aberdeen in 1880.

Donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) in 1932 by Lady Binning, Tynninghame House, East Lothian.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1932 (Donations)

The accession number of this stone cup in the Royal Museum of Scotland is NMS: AQ 99.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS) 9 May 1997.


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