A decorated carved stone ball and associated lithic scatter from the Blackford Estate, Sheriffmuir, PerthshireA comparatively small number of carved stone balls have precise findspots and exceptionally few have been recovered from secure archaeological contexts. The discovery of a carved stone ball in pristine condition at Sheriffmuir during tree-planting in 2017 provided the opportunity to examine an accurate findspot and explore its archaeological and...
Anderson-Whymark, Hugo ; Hall, Mark
Journal articleHugo Anderson-Whymark has published digital 3D models of 60 carved stone balls in the collections of National Museums Scotland. He considers these eternally puzzling Neolithic objects.