Large piece of pottery from Dùn nan Nighean midden chute, Balephuil. Collected by John Wombell during a North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) field trip in June 2017.
Piece of patterned vaul-ware pottery from the inner west wall of Dùn Mòr Vaul (NM 04225 49270), collected by John Wombell during a North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) field trip in June 2017.
Twelve assorted pottery sherds, an animal tooth, and a possible microlith, found at NL943410 in sand exposures high on the eastern flank of Beinn Ceann a Mhara.
Six pottery sherds and a fish vertebra, thought to be Iron Age, dug from a midden in a sand dune near Kilkenneth Chapel in April 2017. See accompanying report with photographs: 2017.49.2
Fragment of pottery from a collection of objects found by George Holleyman at Balevullin in 1941-43. Identified by Dr Colleen Batey on 21/10/2016 as being late Norse ‘gritty ware’ from the east coast in the 12-13th centuries.
Fragment of grass-tempered pottery, possibly Norse, from a collection of artefacts found by George Holleyman at Balevullin in 1941-43. Note the grass markings and the voids in the pottery produced by mixing animal dung with clay. Identified by Dr Colleen Batey 21/10/2016.
Wooden case (550 x 325 mm) containing 40 Iron Age pottery shards collected by George Holleyman from a sand-hill site at Balevullin during 1941-3.
Souvenir butter dish and milk jug from MacDonald’s shop in the 1950s. “Isle of Tiree” is painted on both. From the belongings of Angus MacLean, Scarinish.