MHG12745 - Armlet, Achvrail


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A massive bronze armlet of a type dating from the period AD 50 to 150 was found during ploughing on the croft of Achavrail, Rogart Parish (Achvrail : NC 680 036), in April 1901 and is preserved in Dunrobin Museum (Acc. No 1901.2).
J Anderson 1904; M Simpson 1968; Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall.

A replica of the armlet was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. The original is listed under Acc. No.1901.2 but was sold to Inverness in 1968. The replica was on display in case 24 shelf C. <1>

The Achavrail armlet is listed in the Inverness Museum catalogue under Acc. No. 1987.050. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 6800 0359 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC60SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (2)

  • ARMLET (Undated)
  • CAST (Undated)

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