MHG3018 - BA Flat Axehead - Culloden


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A flat bronze axe (type unknown) from Culloden was exhibited in 1856. Archaeol Inst Great Britain Ireland 1859; J M Coles 1971.

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 discovered to have been formerly in Inverness Museum, but was then lost. It was assigned an Early Bronze Age date.<1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7300 4499 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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