MHG18168 - Bronze Socketed Axehead - Lochaber
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
(Culloden variant of Gillespie type). Lochaber District, Inverness-shire. Single find. Socketed axe, slightly pitted, green patina partly preserved, trimmed, haft ribs but not opposite each other as usual; length 78mm, mouth 28 x 30mm, cutting edge 57mm, weight 230gms. Fort William Museum (122).
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
The axehead is on display at West Highland Museum WHM 122. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1962. ''Scottish Late Bronze Age metalwork: typology, distributions and chronology'', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 93 1959-60, p.16-134. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 16-134. 69.
- --- Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 08/2011. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Invergarry. Yes. Site 8.
- --- 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. 196, no. 1147.
- <1> Text/Record Form/Project Recording Form: 2019. Finds Collection at West Highland Museum. WHM 122.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 0999 9000 (4m by 4m)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/86500 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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