MHG18494 - BA Flat Axe, Caithness


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description


(Flat axe of Falkland type). Caithness. Single find. Flat axe, smooth surface, brown also green, one barb of cutting edge broken off; length 148mm, butt 27mm, cutting edge (?), weight 410 gms. NMAS DA 93.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

This axehead was loaned to Dunbeath Heritage Museum where it is on display. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1999 5999 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NE
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

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

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