MHG12230 - Macehead, Achmelvich


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An oval pebble, 3.3 ins by 2.6 ins by 1 in, with a central hour-glass perforation, from Achmelvich (NC 058246) is in Dunrobin Museum (Acc.No. X 88) (Info from A S Henshall {TS catalogue of Dunrobin Museum} 1966).
This is probably the ovoid macehead which Roe's (F Roe 1970) distribution map shows as coming from this vicinity.
F Roe 1970.

The macehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. X88. It is on display in case 29, shelf C. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 0579 2460 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC02SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

Finds (1)

  • MACE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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