Prehistoric carved ball by Bronze Age

The ball is made of polished stone and has four raised circular areas on the surface, separated by hollow-sided tirangels.

Details

Medium:
Granite
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Mr P Coates

The raised areas are highly polished while the triangular ones are less so.

Provenance

A surface find from a field to the South West of Carlisle.

Venue details

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Castle Street, CARLISLE Cumbria CA3 8TP 01228 618718 www.tulliehouse.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7)

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