MHG4309 - Barbed and Tanged Arrowhead - Tom Iain


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A very fine barbed-and-tanged flint arrowhead was dug up in 1888 when turf was being cut on Tom Iain (NN 062 617) not far from where a flint chipping factory was located (see NN06SE 3).
D Christison 1889.

In the West Highland Museum is a barbd & tanged arrowhead (Acc. No: 120J) found at N Ballachulish in 1888 and presented by J A Ross. Probably that described by Christison. Otherwise no further information. Visited by OS (A A) 6 May 1970; Information from West Highland Museum, Fort William.

On display in West Highland Museum. WHM 120. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NN 0619 6169 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN06SE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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