MHG3766 - Flints and Bronze Object - near Inverness Royal Academy


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A riveted piece of bronze and several flints, including a microlith and retouched piece as well as a number of flakes and chunks, were found during fieldwalking in the ploughed field to the south of Inverness Royal Academy by A Ross and G Harden in 1985 and 1986 <1> <2>

The finds are now in the collections of Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <3>

Some of the flint finds were photographed by members of the ARCH Hilton Local Heritage Course in 2013. <4>

A document in Inverness Museum archive files lists the lithics from this location: two retouched pieces (Acc. Nos. 1985.153.001-002), a scalene microlith (1985.153.003), core trimmings (1985.153.004-006), tertiary, secondary and primary flakes (1985.153.007-012), a chunk (1985.153.013), two possible tertiary flakes (1985.111.002-003) and a nodule (1985.111.005). <5>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6651 4183 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (3)

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • MICROLITH (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)

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