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R G S Anderson

Horn from Barnsallie Crannog

Period:
Iron Age
Description:

This horn from a small cow was found on the crannog at Barnsallie near Whitefield Loch, Glenluce.

 

The object formed part of the collection of the Reverend R G S Anderson, the Wigtownshire antiquarian and archaeologist.

 

The crannog at Barnsallie was discovered when the loch was drained in 1831.  No trace of the loch survives today.

Place of Discovery:
Barnsallie, Old Luce
Materials/Media:
Bone
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1945.12
Digital Number:
SMAH 055
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council