MHG3653 - LBA Sickle - Dores


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Late Bronze Age socketed sickle, found in the parish of Dores, was purchased for the NMAS in 1890, through the minister of Dores, Rev J Fraser. (Acc No: DO 29) (Possibly this sickle is that recorded on NH53SE 12, or NH63SW 5.)
PSAS 1890; J M Coles 1962; Information from NMAS catalogue 1892, illust.

This sickle 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 Late Bronze Age date. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6000 3400 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63SW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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