MHG1724 - MBA Spearhead - Canisbay
Findspot of middle Bronze Age spearhead.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A Middle Bronze Age, looped and socketed, bronze spearhead (Class 'C') found at a depth of 2.5 ft in a peat moss at Canisbay (ND 348 721) in or before 1933, was purchased for NMAS1967-8.
J G Callander 1933; J M Coles 1966; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1969.
Listed under Acc. No. DG 111 in the NMS catalogue. Described as leaf shaped with flattened loops on the socket and a rib along the socket. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1966. 'Scottish Middle Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 97 1963-4, p.82-156. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 82-156. 142.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1969. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 100 1967-8, p.201-5. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 201-5. 204.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Callander, J G. 1933. 'A short cist containing a beaker at Newlands, Oyne, Aberdeenshire, and Sundry archaeological notes', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, Vol 67 (1932-33), pp 228-43. p 241; illust.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums of Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums of Scotland. Digital. DG 111.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3479 7210 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- SPEARHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (2)
- http://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-188-166-C& (Link to NMS online collections database)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/9416 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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