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The Bronze Age

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Flint scraper, Airds Quarry

Period:
Bronze Age
Description:

A disc scraper made on a flake of dark brown flint.

 

Found during the excavation of a Bronze Age settlement at Aird Quarry.  It is possible that this flint tool is earlier than the settlement. 

Place of Discovery:
Aird Quarry, Castle Kennedy
Materials/Media:
Flint
Dimensions:
Length: 60mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2010.06.02
Digital Number:
SMAH 022
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council
References:
Cook, M. 2006. "Excavations of a Bronze Age roundhouse and associated palisade enclosure at Aird Quarry, Castle Kennedy". Tran. DGNHAAS LXXX, p.9-28.