MHG25202 - Bronze Flanged Axehead - Glenurquhart
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
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NH43SW 6 c. 42 30.
A MBA flanged axe (Class III) from Glenurquhart (NH 42 30) is in Inverness Museum.
J M Coles 1966.
(Long-flanged axe of Kirtomy type). Single find. Flanged axe, sandy and porous surface, cleaned, butt damaged (modern), body bent, tinned (?). Length 127mm, butt now 30mm, cutting edge 58mm, weight 490 gms. Inverness Museum (no reg).
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
This axehead was catalogued and photographed as part of the North Kessock & District Local History Society and Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) collaborative 'Feats of Clay' Project, which was focused on Bronze Age metalworking around the Moray Firth. It was assigned a Middle Bronze Age date. <1>
The axehead is listed under Acc. No. 0000.084 in the Inverness Museum catalogue. <2>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1966. 'Scottish Middle Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 97 1963-4, p.82-156. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 82-156. 135.
- --- 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. 83, no.499.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. Cat. No. 67.
- <2> Collection/Catalogue: Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers. 0000.084.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4199 3000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12352 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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