MHG59070 - BA Flanged Axehead - Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A flanged axehead within Inverness museum collections (IMAG: 1979.044). According to museum records, it was found in the foundations of a house in 1929 in Inverness. It is a Caverton type flanged axehead, with a pronounced stop ridge, with a shield pattern on the face and neat horizontal ridges on side. Its length is 162mm. It was catalogued and photographed as part of the North Kessock & District Local History Society and Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) collaborative 'Feats of Clay' Project, which was focused on Bronze Age metalworking around the Moray Firth. It was assigned an Early Bronze Age date. <1> <2>

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Grid reference NH 6600 4500 (point)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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