MHG10549 - EBA Flat Axe, Farlary
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
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>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1971. 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 101 1968-9, p.1-110. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 1-110. 85.
- --- Image/Map: Morrison, H. 1853. Map of the county of Sutherland.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 51, no. 292.
- <1> Collection/Finds Collection: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2019. Finds Collection At Dunrobin Castle Museum. 1889.2.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7690 0600 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5832 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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