MHG10634 - Neo Axe, Rogart


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of dark grey speckled stone (probably from Tievebulliagh), measuring 4.3ins long by 2.3ins maximum width is in Dunrobin Museum, probably received in 1897. (Acc No. 1897.1).
It is described as coming from 'Cnoc ri Shaimbnaig (Bonefire Knoll) Rogart'. This name has not been identified, the only remote resemblance being in Reidchalmai (NC 727034) and Reidh Chalmai (NH 746997), which means 'Field of the Heroes', not 'Bonefire Knoll'.
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall, 1966.

The axehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1897.1. It is on display in case 31, shelf D. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7300 0299 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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