MHG60614 - Harness Mount - St. Martins


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A decorated copper alloy Iron Age harness strap mount was found during metal detecting on farmland near St Martin’s. It was originally quatrefoil but is now fragmentary, preserving a central double-boss motif and parts of two arms with enamelled decoration. The style suggests a 1st- to 2nd century AD date. Claimed as Treasure Trove: (TT 226/09) allocated to Inverness Museum. <1> <2>

See attached TT artefact report for further details. <3>

Listed under Acc. No. 2012.001. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6400 6300 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

Finds (1)

  • HARNESS MOUNT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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