MHG13889 - BA Socketed Axeheads - Skye


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Two bronze socketed axes listed from Skye without further information or exact provenance. <1>

Both in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland. <2>

Acc. No. DE 39 and 40.
Visited by OS, C F W December 1960

One measures 2 3/4 x 2 in., the other 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. They were acquired by the NMS in 1784 from Reverend Donald McQueen. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 4500 3000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG43SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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