MHG10549 - EBA Flat Axe, Farlary


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A decorated EBA flat axe, 4.55ins long by 1.95ins across the cutting edge, from Faireal-aridh, Golspie (Coles 1971) or Fairealairidh (Info from Ts Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall) is in Dunrobin Museum (Acc. No.1889.2)
The name is probably a form of Farlary (NC 769 060) which is given as Faralary in 1853.
J M Coles 1971; H Morrison 1853.

(Unclassified flat axe). Single find. Flat axe, broken, green, corroded surface; length 116mm, butt 25mm, cutting edge 50mm. Dunrobin Castle museum (no registration number).
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

The flat axe was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1889.2. It is on display in case 28, shelf C. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7690 0600 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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