MHG3026 - BA Ring or Armlet - Connage

Summary

An oval, bronze, penannular ring or armlet.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An oval, bronze, penannular ring or armlet terminating in slightly thickened extremities its greatest diameter measuring 2 1/2" was found in a peat moss at Connage. It was donated to the NMAS in 1862, by Lady Dick Lauder. (Acc. No DO 16)
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1863; NMAS 1892.

The peat moss at Connage has been almost completely reclaimed and is now arable or grass land. No further information could be obtained locally about the find spot or circumstances of the find of this bronze armlet.
Visited by OS (R D) 18 August 1964; Information from W Rose, Wester Delnies, Nairn.

This object 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 assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7700 5299 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH75SE
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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