Saville, Alan, Grant, E, Cavers, G and Braby, A (2011) A Scottish Neolithic carved stone ball with enigmatic surface details. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 141. pp. 19-29. ISSN 0081–1564

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Abstract

A Scottish carved stone ball with unusual surface markings is described and analysed. Although
undoubtedly an original prehistoric artefact, it is an unprovenanced find and there is no absolute
certainty about the dating and character of its unique markings. Its enigmatic nature, with the
possibility of anthropomorphic depiction, presents an interpretative challenge for archaeologists
and art historians.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Archaeology (to 2011)
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Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2013 15:57
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2015 11:04
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1006

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