MHG59132 - Socketed Axehead - Belladrum, Kiltarlity


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An axehead from Inverness Museum collections 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 found pre-2011 by metal detecting. It is incomplete with one face intact and the other mostly missing. It has a horizontal groove near the socket. 60mm in length. It was assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <1>

The axehead was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 61/11) and allocated to Inverness Musem. It is listed under Acc. No. 2012.011. See attached TT report for further details. <2> <3> <4>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the axehead is held by Treasure Trove. GW 10/07/20

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Grid reference Centred NH 5200 4200 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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