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Strike-a-light

Description

Strike-a-light from oval stone-lined pit grave [2], Westness, Rousay, Orkney

Museum reference

X.1997.1032

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Strike-a-light

Date

850 - 950

Materials

Iron

Collection place(s)

Westness, Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.

Links to other web pages

Canmore Site Record

On display

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