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Objects and Artefacts

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Title Description Imagessort ascending Id
Stoneware Jar Small stoneware jar with cream coloured glaze, used for the storage of jam or honey. Yes 45949
Oil Lamp Small oil lamp made using tin, copper and wire by travelling folk in the mid 1930s. Yes 45951
Post Office Scales Scales set on a dark wood base with brass fittings used in the Laxay Post Office. Yes 45953
Earthenware Jug Brown and cream earthenware jug or 'piggy' to hold beer and used at weddings and days out. Yes 45955
Storm Lamp Oil lamp made from tin with glass shade and carrying handle. Yes 45957
Oil Lamp Metal container in the shape of a small pot with spout and a detachable lid. Has a large hook for carrying or storing and a metal pin on a chain which is attached to the lamp. Inscription on the side reads 'Braimes of... Yes 45958
Cart Lamp Large metal framed oil filled lantern with glass panels on four sides, funnel and carrying handle on top, commonly used on horse drawn carts. Yes 45960
Scythe Old single handed type scythe. Yes 45963
Butter Marker Small wooden hand press with carved inlay used in the process of butter making to decorate the end product. Yes 45965
Hot Water Bottle Stoneware hot water bottle Yes 45966
Buoys Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0109 Two hand-made fishing buoys, both with a wooden eyelet with animal skin gathered with natural fibre rope, similar to a small line. Both buoys are dark brown in colour. "4GU" is burned into... Yes 9064
British Service Medals Some of the honours awarded to Hebridean servicemen and women. Military General Service Medal 1793-1814 Awarded only in 1847-48 to surviving veterans of campaigns during the Napoleonic Wars, 1801-1814. See the detailed... 23258
SLAG from TRAIGH NA BERIE Find Type: SLAG (METAL) Full description: Six lumps of slag found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites... 33324
Macehead from ARDOIL, LEWIS Find Type: Macehead Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33325
ARROWHEAD from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: ARROWHEAD Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33326
AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from LOCH FEOIR, KERSHADER, LEWIS Find Type: AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33327
AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from LOCH AIRIGH NA CEARDAICH, BALALLAN, LEWIS Find Type: AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Full description: Five stone axes found as hoard, at least two of which were of local stone Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western... 33328
WALL from GREAT BERNERA Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33329
WALL from GRIDIG Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33330
BOWL from CAVERSTA, LEWIS Find Type: BOWL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33331
PIN from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: PIN (BONE) Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33332
BROOCH from TRAIGH NA BERIE, LEWIS Find Type: BROOCH Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33333
HUMAN REMAINS from TIMSGARRY, LEWIS Find Type: HUMAN REMAINS Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33334
AXE from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: AXE Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33335
COMB from MANGERSTA, LEWIS Find Type: COMB (BONE) Current location: NMS (HR 1354) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33336
Macehead (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from HACKLETE, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: Macehead (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33337
BROOCH from DUN BARRAGLOM, LEWIS Find Type: BROOCH Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33338
WALL from PORT NA MARBH, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33339
WALL from RUBHA DUBH, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33340
WALL from BUAILE TON A' RUBHA, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33341

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