MHG5287 - Copper Flat Axehead - Glenelg


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Type and Period (1)

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

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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.

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Grid reference Centred NG 7999 1499 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

Finds (1)

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

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