MHG18168 - Bronze Socketed Axehead - Lochaber


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description


(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>

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Grid reference Centred NN 0999 9000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN09SE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

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

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