MHG2909 - LBA Socketed Axehead, Cantray Wood
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
No.38. A LBA socketed axe found on the border of Cantray and Clava is preserved in Marischal College (Aberdeen)
W Henderson 1938; Information from Broonze Age catalogue.
No further information concerning the find spot or circumstances of the find of this axe could be ascertained.
Visited by OS (N K B) 13 August 1964.
This axehead was catalogued 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 formerly held by Marischal College Aberdeen but is now lost. It was assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <1>
- --- SHG1475 Text/Publication/Article: Henderson, W. 1938. 'Scottish late Bronze Age axes and Swords', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 72 1937-8, p.150-77. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 150-77. 165.
- --- SHG1476 Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1962. ''Scottish Late Bronze Age metalwork: typology, distributions and chronology'', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 93 1959-60, p.16-134. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 16-134. 69.
- --- SHG3000 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. 258.
- <1> SHG28012 Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. Cat. No. 104.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7500 4499 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14156 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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