MHG18494 - BA Flat Axe, Caithness
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
(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>
- --- 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.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DA 93.
- --- 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. 62, no. 323.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1928. 'Donations to and purchases for the Library and Museum', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 62 1927-8, p.8-22, 81-5, 133-38, 164-6, 225-82, 255-9. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 8-22, 81-5, 133-38, 164-6. 82, no. 1.
- <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/88567 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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