MHG48610 - IA Fastener and Glass Bead - Dores


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (14/09/2005)
NH53NE 37 59 35

Iron Age fastener and blue glass bead found during metal detecting near Dores. A variety of fasteners were used in the Iron Age and this one, roughly rectangular in shape, is slightly unusual. Analysis of the bead suggests that is it made of leaded glass, and the colour is due to small amounts of copper in the composition. Declared Treasure Trove (TT 26/03) and allocated to Inverness Museum.
A Heald 2004

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NH 59 34 (point)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (2)

  • BEAD (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
  • FASTENING (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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