Carved Stone Ball, St Thomas Kirk, OrkneyYour model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
This Neolithic oval carved stone ball exhibits 67 pryamidal knobs and has been manfactured from a dense igneous rock, possibly basalt. This artefact was found c.1902 at St Thomas’ Kirk, Rendall, Orkney and was acquired by the National Museum in 1930.
L:90.5mm, B:53.7mm, T:58.5mm. W:369.4g
NMS X.AS 180. © National Museums Scotland.
This model was produced for a Leverhulme Trust funded project ‘Working stone, making communities: technology and identity on prehistoric Orkney’ Directed by Prof Mark Edmonds, University of York.