Folk and Folklore

Folk and Folklore

Just what was the p​urpose of a carved stone ball from 4,000BC?

No one knows, but there are many suggestions. And in this kit you will be able to add your own ideas!

The stone carved ball is just one of an astonishing array of objects relating to Scottish folklore and pastimes. Also included is:

  • an ancient quaich
  • a prehistoric hammer head, and
  • a charm stone.

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The Open Museum has a range of different resources for loan. They are usually borrowed for use at community events or for display in community venues. All kits and displays can be borrowed for free.
Full details of all resources for loan are available to download in PDF format by following the link on the right hand side of this page.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in your computer to download and view PDF files. You can download this software for free by following the link to Adobe's website.
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