MHG1780 - EBA Flat Axehead - Stemster
Findspot of Bronze Age flat axe.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
An Early Bronze Age flat axe (Type Ba) was found at Stemster (ND 17 62) and was reported to Callander by Mrs Duff-Dunbar of Ackergill about 1933.
J G Callander 1933; J M Coles 1971.
1933 Mrs Duff-Dunbar now deceased.
(Flat axe of Migdale type: location cited as 'Caithness (?)'). Flat axe, green, pitted, most of the patina removed; length 107mm, butt 29mm, cutting edge 52mm, weight 232 gms. Collection of Mrs May, Stemster House, Bower, Caithness.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1971. 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 101 1968-9, p.1-110. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 1-110. 81.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 40, no. 125.
- --- 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.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1699 6199 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8518 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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