MHG10627 - Neolithic and Bronze Age Axes, Rogart


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A bronze palstave and two stone axe-heads, probably from Rogart (NC 73 03) were donated to the NMAS by B Needham, Stockton-on-Tees.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1973.

There are two stone axeheads from Rogart in the NMS catalogue which are proably the two donated in 1973. One is described as made of cream sandstone, tapering to a pointed butt blunted by secondary use as a rubber and the cutting edge also blunted into two bevels by rubbing (Acc. No. 1044). The second is described as dark grey and possible made of dolerite (Acc. No. 1045).
A bronze palstave from Rogard is also listed (Acc. No. DC 146). It is described as decorated with a shield-shaped motif on the blade. Details need checking but it is likelt to be the palstave referred to above. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7300 0299 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (2)

  • PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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