MHG51702 - Socketed Bronze Axehead - Bernera, Glenelg
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
NG 800 209 A Late Bronze Age socketed axehead was found by Mr GJ Stoddart about 1995 among fallen scree in a roadside gravel quarry. The axehead belongs to the so-called Meldreth type characterised by their slender proportions and faceted bodies. Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 12/06) and allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
T Cowie, 2006. <1>
See attached TT Summary report for picture. The axehead is listed under Acc. No. 2007.001 in the IMAG catalogue. <2> <3>
- <1> Dataset: RCAHMS. 01/2009. Annual update from Canmore. Digital. 293374.
- <2> Text/Record Form: Treasure Trove. 2019. Treasure Trove Artefact Reports for Highland Area 1994-2018. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 12/06.
- <3> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 12/06.
|Grid reference||NG 799 208 (point)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/293374 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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