MHG3653 - LBA Sickle - Dores
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
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>
- --- 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. 88.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. X.DO 29.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1890. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 24 1889-1890, p.6-18,141-6,274-81,378-82,410-15,443-50. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 6-18,141-6,274-81,378-82,. 447; fig. 1.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. Cat. No. 136.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6000 3400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- SICKLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (3)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13295 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
- https://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-034-437-C (Link to online NMS online collections database)
- https://www.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-034-437-C& (Link to online SCRAN record)
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