MHG5287 - Copper Flat Axehead - Glenelg
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A copper axe (Coles' type B) measuring 4" x 2 3/16" x 11/32", found at Glenelg, was purchases for the NMAS in 1931. (Acc No: DA 95)
J M Coles 1971; PSAS 1931.
(Flat copper axe of Growtown/Milton Moss type). Single find. Flat axe, copper, rough yellow-orange surface, broken at butt, thin butt and sharp cutting edge; length 102mm, cutting edge 54mm, weight 215gms. NMAS DA 95.
P K Schmidt and C B 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. 7383.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DA 95.
- --- 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. 24, no. 16.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1931. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 65 1930-1, p.8-20, 256-61, 382-4, 408-13. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 8-20, 256-61, 382-4, 408-. 413.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7999 1499 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (2)
- http://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-104-045-C& (Link to NMS online collections database)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11781 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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