MHG51702 - Socketed Bronze Axehead - Bernera, Glenelg


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference NG 7999 2089 (point)
Map sheet NG72SE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

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

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