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)
- None recorded
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>
- --- SHG8693 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph: Inverness Royal Academy (NH 665 420). Colour Print. .
- <1> SHG940 Text/Publication/Article: Ross and Harden, A and G. 1985. 'Inverness Royal Academy (Inverness & Bona p) Flint flakes, bronze', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1985, p.24. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 24. 24.
- <2> SHG939 Text/Publication/Article: Ross and Harden, A and G. 1986. 'Inverness Royal Academy (Inverness & Bona p) fieldwalking collection', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1986, p.17. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 17. 17.
- <3> SHG25836 Collection/Catalogue: Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers. INVMG 985.111 and 985.153.
- <4> SHG26677 Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2013-14. Ardersier and Hilton Local Heritage Project. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. Digital.
- <5> SHG28371 Collection: Inverness Museum. 2019. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Archive Files. 1985.153.001-013, 1985.111.002-005.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6651 4183 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||INVERNESS AND BONA|
- 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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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13531 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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