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The Iron Age

Craft and Industry

Worked Stone, Carronbridge

Period:
Iron Age
Description:

Found during a site excavation in 1989, this fragment of worked stone has a curved side with a straight edge and indentations creating a saw tooth blade. The exact usage of this object has not been determined.

 

Place of Discovery:
Carronbridge
Materials/Media:
stone
Dimensions:
length: 52 mm width: 29 mm depth: 3 mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1995.1.71
Digital Number:
RPD0346
References:
JOHNSTON, D A "Carronbridge, Dumfries and Galloway: the excavation of Bronze Age cremations, Iron Age settlements and a Roman camp". Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 124 (1994)