MHG60696 - Flat Axehead - Evanton


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a Early Bronze Age copper alloy flat axehead discovered during metal detecting and submitted to TT in 2016 (TT 187/16). Broad blade and square section butt. Extensive pitting across surface, small rounded raised area. Horizontal scores running aross surface, post depositional. 65.2mm x 125.4mm x 9.5mm. It was allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <1>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the axe is held by Treasure Trove. GW 17/07/20

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Grid reference Centred NH 5800 6600 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

Finds (1)

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

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