MHG5322 - Bronze Socketed Axehead - Strath
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
An LBA,bag-type, socketed, broze axe, 3 5/8" long x 2 3/4" across the cutting edge, found in Strath parish, was donated to the NMAS by Thomas MacKenzie, Applecross, in 1885.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1885; 1962.
(Newton variant of Dowris type). Single find. Socketed axe, green, porous surface, deep longitudinal scratches, trimmed, haft ribs on upper socket faces; length 91mm, mouth 29x37mm, cutting edge 71mm, weight 325 gms. NMAS DE 2.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1962. ''Scottish Late Bronze Age metalwork: typology, distributions and chronology'', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 93 1959-60, p.16-134. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 16-134. 69.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DE 2.
- --- 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. 199, no. 1176.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1885. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 19 1884-5, p.8-14,51-4,75-82,132-9,161-5,247-52,326-36. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 8-14,51-4,75-82,132-9,161. 78; illust..
|Grid reference||Centred NG 5999 2000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- http://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-082-612-C& (Link to NMS online collections database)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11606 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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