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SCRAPER (TOOL) (Later Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD) from Clibhe, Uig Find Type: SCRAPER (TOOL) (Later Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD) (QUARTZ) Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record,... 33391
Oil Lamp This lamp would have been used in the best room of house. Brass body painted yellow attached to a glazed stoneware black base. User 33 Gravir. Height, 33cm; diameter 18cm (base). Yes 16568
ARROWHEAD from GUINNERSO Find Type: ARROWHEAD Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33354
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Loch Drovinish Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33373
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
Vesta Case (matches) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0168 Object Name Gaelic: Bocsa Lasadan English: Vesta Case Object Description/History: Silver vesta case with gilt interior. Makers mark T.B., silver marks of an anchor in a square, a lion in a... Yes 38021
Marine Chart Bound volume of marine chart "Closes West Coast Fishing Pilot Pentland Firth to Milford Haven, Sold by Edward Sanford Ltd Cartoghrapher to the King 12, 13 + 14 Long Acre London W.C.2". Used by 14 Gravir. Length 89cm... Yes 16531
Buoy Cast aluminium buoy twin suspension lugs at the top. Cast in to the surface "PHILL.... DEEP SEA model guaranted product of England". User 9 Gravir. Length 22cm Diameter 18cm. Yes 16694
GAMING PIECE from ARDOIL, LEWIS Find Type: GAMING PIECE Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33392
Pointer Pointer used in Gravir School made of beach ? hollow at the largest end broken in two places also has a circular hole cut into the side near the top. Length 142cm Diameter 2.5cm. Yes 16569
PIN (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: PIN (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) (COPPER ALLOY) Current location: NMS (RMS FC 228,229) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33355
Wooden Shoe Last Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_003 Wooden (beech) shoe last, shaped like a shoe. Leather attached to heel. The item is in 2 parts. Stamped on top of the heel is "583" removable piece of wood has "10" on it. Length: 305mm... Yes 11961
Improvised Punch Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_036 Cut down length of threaded steel possibly to make punch. User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donor Information: Angus Macdonald 13 Carishader, tools used by... Yes 11999
Butter Marker Wooden hand press for decorating pats of butter. 39774
Coffin Plane Beach wood bodied coffin plane with a steel blade remains of a makers mark at the front but illegible. user 19 Gravir. Length 20cm Width 8 Heigth 13cm. Yes 16550
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Carnish Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33374
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
Meal Chest Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0487 Object Name Gaelic: English: Meal Chest Object Description/History: Wooden Chest, painted green, on short feet (9cm) to keep chest off the ground. The top 1/3 of the front panel hinged (opens... Yes 11943
Post Office Scales Scales set on a dark wood base with brass fittings used in the Laxay Post Office. Yes 45953
Dyeing Vessel Cast iron painted dyeing vessel supplied by the Congested Districts Board in the late 1870 to Gravir to assist the crofters in dyeing their wool. They were also used in some places for baulking the hemp nets. Height... Yes 16532
Cod Hooks Card box containing cod hooks, a triangular file and lock plate.Donated to Bernera museum by Catherine Maclennan, 8 Kirkibost, Bernera Yes 15907
POT from TRAIGH NA BERIE Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Nine sherds of pottery found by Dr Mary Harman at Traigh Berie wheelhouse in June 1978. Includes one rim sherd and two shoulder sherds - abraded and fragmentary. Current... 33393
Parallel Ruler Parallel ruler used on the Excell fishing boat for chart work. Ruler has brass pivoting hinges with a brass rivet placed in the middle of each ebony rule. User 14 Gravir. Length 46cm Width 7cm. Yes 16658
POT (Early Iron Age to Post-Roman Iron Age - 800 BC to 800 AD) from MANGERSTA, LEWIS Find Type: POT (Early Iron Age to Post-Roman Iron Age - 800 BC to 800 AD) (POTTERY) Current location: NMS (HR 1356-65) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record,... 33356
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Carnish Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33375
BROOCH from DUN BARRAGLOM, LEWIS Find Type: BROOCH Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33338
Pieces of Resin Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_018 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pieces of Resin Object Description/History: 3 X pieces of resin, amber in colour (glassy). Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader... Yes 11981
Mackerel Net Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0106 Brown natural fibre net, edged by cork floats - mesh measurement 40m. User/Used at: 1 Geshader Location: Uig Museum 27.02.04 Yes 11944
Brass sovereign case Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0159 Brass sovereign case, pressed construction. Engraved on front face, originally silver plated, the plate inside has Queen Victoria's face impressed. Case has brass fob chain, terminated by a T... Yes 38023
Oar Pine wood oar with hardwood additions. A section of mahogany has been added to the blade, make-shift repair to other side of blade. Oak and mahogany wood used in the handle, which is square and used with thole pins... Yes 15894

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