MHG5149 - Bronze Flat Axehead - Glen Drynoch


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NG 4300 3000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG43SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

Finds (1)

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

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