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Mesolithic bloodstone artefacts from Camas Daraich, Skye

07 August 2020

Bloodstone microlith blades  © Beverly Ballin Smith Bloodstone is a form of jasper (chalcedony) which outcrops on the island of Rum, to the south of Skye. It was used in prehistory, ...
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Samian Pottery from Dun Flodigarry, Skye

01 July 2020

© Talla Hopper This sherd of pottery was found during excavations of a Complex Atlantic Roundhouse (broch) at Dun Flodigarry, Skye. There were few finds from the excavation in the 1980s, b...
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Slag from Dun Creich, Sutherland

01 June 2020

Slag from Dun Creich © Historylinks Image Archive Iron slag is a common find in the Highlands. These examples were found at Dun Creich, a vitrified hillfort in East Sutherland on the Dorn...
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