MHG5149 - Bronze Flat Axehead - Glen Drynoch
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
Purchased for the NMAS :- Bronze flat axe, 5 3/8" x 3 1/8", from Glen Drynoch, Skye.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1907.
(Flat axe of Migdale type). Single find. Flat axe, rough surface, green, signs of polishing; length 135mm, butt 27mm, cutting edge 77mm, weight 295 gms. NMAS (DA 73).
C B Schmidt and P K Burgess 1981.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1971. 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 101 1968-9, p.1-110. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 1-110. 82.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Junghans, Sangmeister and Schroder, S, E and M. 1968. Studien zu den Anfangen der Metallurgie II: Kupfer und Bronze in der fruhen Metallzeit Europas. pt. 2.3, no. 7325.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DA 73.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 38, no. 88.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1907. 'Donations to and purchases from the Museum and Library with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 41 1906-7, p.9-10,65-7,108-15,183-5,301-2,415-20,. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 9-10,65-7,108-15,183-5,30. 418.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 4300 3000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11268 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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