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TITLE
Jet necklace found at Torish, near Helmsdale, Sutherland
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_467_P102
PLACENAME
Helmsdale
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Creich
DATE OF IMAGE
1897
PERIOD
2300 - 1800BC
CREATOR
Rev Adam Gunn, MA & John Mackay (eds)
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31244
KEYWORDS
necklaces
cists
grave goods
jewellery
Jet necklace found at Torish, near Helmsdale, Sutherland

This jet necklace was found in a cist at Torish, near Helmsdale in Sutherland. It would have been a high status object, probably imported from Yorkshire between 2300 and 1800 BC.

The illustration is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897

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Jet necklace found at Torish, near Helmsdale, Sutherland

SUTHERLAND: Creich

2300 - 1800BC

necklaces; cists; grave goods; jewellery

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This jet necklace was found in a cist at Torish, near Helmsdale in Sutherland. It would have been a high status object, probably imported from Yorkshire between 2300 and 1800 BC.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897