MHG34286 - Findspot of axehead, Leanach, Culloden


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NH74SW 44 748 448

NH 748 448 A fragment of the butt end of a flanged axe, green/brown in colour with one side severely worn.
P Weeks and J Munro 1998.


Fragment of a flanged axehead from Leanach, Culloden, now in Inverness Museum (Discovery & Excavation Scotland 1998 p. 50)

The following information is from Jeanette Pearson, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery:
MBA flanged axe fragment
INVMG 1998.003 (TT 31/97) found Leanach, Culloden.

Metal detector find, found in a field under pasture at a depth of 6 inches below the surface in 1997.

Copper alloy. Fragment of the butt end, butt incomplete. One side is close to its original shape, the other side is very worn. The fragment surface is pitted, and no original metal surface remains.

max length 55mm, width at butt 22mm, height of more complete flange 27mm.

Weight: 77.5g <1>

This is possibly the same find as that recorded under MHG29556. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7480 4479 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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