Scotland: Ballinaby

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Location: Ballinaby, Islay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Find Date: August 1878
Bodies: Double burial? Male & Female
Context: '
Dated to: '
Museum: National Museum of Scotland ()
Grave Goods: '


Ballinaby

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Ballinaby Category Page - lists all the Viking Age Compendium pages and images related to Ballinaby.


Catalogue of Grave Goods

Male Grave

NMS Ballinaby Male.jpg


Type: Petersen B
References
Type: Harrison Irish Sea
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Type: Wheeler III (Iron)
Type: Wheeler III (iron)
  • Spearhead (X.IL 128) with a possible Ferrule (X.IL 129)
Spearhead Type: Petersen (Iron)
Ferrule Type: (Iron)
References
  • Fishing Spear


  • Drinking horn terminal (X.IL 127) & mount.
Type: Copper-alloy
References
  • Hammer (iron)
  • Forge tongs (iron)
  • Adze (iron)
  • Cauldron (iron)

Female Gave

NMS Ballinaby Female.jpg


  • 2 Oval broochs
Petersen type
  • 12 beads
  • Pin (silver) with a flat chain of four-stranded wire (silver)
  • Box Mounts
  • Ladle (copper-alloy)
  • Glass linen smoother
  • Heckle Teeth (iron)
  • Needle-case (copper-alloy)

References

The Ballinaby Burial

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