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Findspot, Bead (Jet)

Site Name Melgund

Classification Findspot, Bead (Jet)

Canmore ID 34805

Site Number NO55NW 25

NGR NO 545 565

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Aberlemno
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO55NW 25 545 565.

A large jet bead, found in the foundation of an old camp at Melgund, was purchased for National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) from the collection of John Sturrock (Accession no. EQ 213).

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1890.


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