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The hollows worn into this stone suggest that this is a balluan stone. Associated with religious rituals, these stones are found at various sites in the West of Scotland and Ireland. The holes were probably worn by people turning pebbles on its surface as they prayed.
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6th Century-11th Century
h 276mm (h 10 7/8")
w 327mm (w 1' 7/8")
d 181mm (d 7 1/8")
w 24kg (w 52 15/16lbs)
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