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Barley from Cyderhall Iron Age settlement

04 March 2019

This charred barley is from an excavation of a round house and souterrain at Cyderhall in Sutherland, and currently is on display at Historylinks Museum in Dornoch. After an initial phase of occupatio...
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Bronze Age gold ring from Cromarty

04 February 2019

This fragment of a small gold ring was found near Cromarty. It probably dates to the Late Bronze Age (c. 1000-800 BC). Similar objects are found in gold or, as this case, copper alloy wrapped with gol...
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Jadeitite axehead from the shore of the River Spean

03 January 2019

This Neolithic stone axehead was found on the shore of the River Spean in 1890 and is presently on display at the West Highland Museum in Fort William. It is made from jadeitite (commonly known as jad...
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