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'Cursing stone' found on island

A stone discovered by chance on the Isle of Canna is Scotland's first known example of a bullaun "cursing stone", experts reveal.
Ely Breckenridge
Ely Breckenridge • 1 year ago

"Cursing Stone" - A Bullaun stone found on the Isle of Canna. Scotland's first known example of this type of stone, dating from c.800AD.

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