MHG4610 - BA Spearhead, Cairngorm
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A Class D bronze spearhead from Cairngorm is in RMS (Royal Scottish Museum) (1905.946).
J M Coles 1962 and 1964.
This spearhead 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 Middle Bronze Age date. <1>
This spearhead is listed in the NMS catalogue under Acc. No. 2009.9. It will be reaccessioned under the no. DG 121. It is described as bronze, socketed and double-looped, edges expanded and rounded at the base. L. 7 1/8 in., W. 1 2/3 in. It was acquired by the NMS in 1905. <2>
- --- 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. 78.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1966. 'Scottish Middle Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 97 1963-4, p.82-156. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 82-156. 143.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. 94 (505).
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. Cat. No. 75.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. 2009.9. DG 121.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 0000 0400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
- SPEARHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15671 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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