MHG12586 - Bronze Pin, Rossal
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)
- None recorded
A crescent-headed, bronze stick-pin, possibly 5th to 8th century AD in date, from Rossal (NC 68 41), Sutherland, is in the NMAS (Acc. No. FC 255) The shank is decorated. (But see also NC60SE 12).
L Laing 1973.
Described in the NMS catalogue as a bronze pin, 3.6" long, with a flattened discoidal head in the same plane (diam .3"), out of which there is a 2.3 circular "bite". Aquired by the NMS 1938. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Laing, L R. 1973. 'People and pins in Dark Age Scotland' in Trans Dumfriesshire Galloway Natur Hist Antiq Soc Vol. 50 (1973), pp 53-71. 70.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. FC 255.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6800 4100 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- PIN (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5728 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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