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Pear-shaped stone, Skara Brae, Orkney 3D Model
This unusual pear-shaped artefact has been ground to shape from a piece of locally available camptonite. The chisel-like end is reminescent of a mushroom-shaped sculpted stone from Rinyo (https://skfb.ly/JKJB).
This stone was found on the late Neolithic (3200-2400 BC) settlement at Skara Brae, Sandwick, Orkney.
L:104.2mm, B:70.4mm, T:53.6mm. W:519.2mm.
NMS X.HA 671. © National Museums Scotland