MHG18492 - BA Flat Axe, 'Caithness'
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
(Biggar variant of Migdale type). 'Caithness'. Single find. Flat axe, rough surface, black, brown and green, slightly bent body; length 102mm, butt 21mm, cutting edge 43mm, weight 140 gms. NMAS DA 109.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
This axehead was loaned to Dunbeath Heritage Museum where it is on display. <1>
- --- 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/Volume: Junghans, Sangmeister and Schroder, S, E and M. 1968. Studien zu den Anfangen der Metallurgie II: Kupfer und Bronze in der fruhen Metallzeit Europas. pt. 2.3, no. 7393.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DA 109.
- --- 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. 48, no. 235.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1946. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 79 1944-5, p.175-84. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 175-84. 179-80, no. 22.
- <1> Text/Record Form/Project Recording Form: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2019. Dunbeath Heritage Centre Archives.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1999 5999 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/88564 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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