Fragments of a wooden bowl

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From Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire

Postcard of Fragments of a wooden bowl.
© National Museums Scotland

Fragments of a wooden bowl

These fragments of a wooden bowl are from Threave Castle in Kirkcudbrightshire. They date from the 14th or 15th century.

Wooden bowl from Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire

Threave Castle was built in the late 14th century on a small island in the River Dee. It was a stronghold of the Black Douglases, one of Scotland's most powerful medieval families.

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Online ID: 000-100-083-519-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.HXA 178
Date: 14th or 15th century
Material: Wood
Dimensions: 70 mm H x 190 mm overall D
What: Bowl
Where: Scotland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Threave Castle
  • Good, G.L. & Tabraham, C.J. 'Excavations at Threave Castle, Galloway, 1974-78' Medieval Archaeology Vol 25 (1981) pp 90-140 
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