MHG2154 - Bronze Pin and Pottery Sherds - Midtown
A bronze pin and five pottery fragments, Midtown
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (CULTURE 300; CULTURE PICTISH; , Pictish - 300 AD to 900 AD)
- None recorded
Renumbered from ND36NE0016A
ND36NE 17 379 684.
A bronze pin and pottery were found in a field near farm steading at Mid Town, Freswick (ND 379 684) purchased for NMAS in 1925. The pin is 3 15/16 ins long with an oval discoidal head, 5/16 ins broad, with a slight projection on either side below it, and a cross incised on both front and back of the head. The stem is bent. This pin appears to conform to Laing's stick-pin type 23, and is, therefore, probably not earlier than 8th century.
The five fragments of pottery are of hand-made black-ware with a buff-coloured skin inside and outside.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1925; L R Laing 1975.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Laing, L R. 1975. The archaeology of late Celtic Britain and Ireland c. 400-1200 AD. 329, No. 23.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1926. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 60 1925-6, p.10-26, 95-104, 149-55, 215-18, 254-6, 300-4. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 10-26, 95-104, 149-55, 21. 20-1.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3789 6840 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- PIN (Early Medieval - 561 AD? to 1057 AD?)
- VESSEL (Undated)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/9268 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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