MHG59130 - Socketed Axehead - Tarradale
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
NH 54 48. Supervised metal detecting of the ploughsoil during the Tarradale Project in 2012 discovered the broken cutting edge of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead. <1>
This axehead was catalogued 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 to be submitted to Treasure Trove on completion of the Tarradale Project. It was assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <2>
Recorded location is approximate. See NGRs tab for more specific location. GW 18/12/18
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Grant, E. 2012. 'Fieldwalking, survey and evaluation, Tarradale', Discovery Excav Scot, New Series, vol. 13. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 116-117. Paper (Copy). 117. XY
- <2> Text/Publication/Monograph: Clark, G., Cowie, T. & Kruse, S. 2017. Feats of Clay. Cat. No. 92.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5500 4900 (10m by 10m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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