MHG61627 - Macehead - Nigg Beach


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A macehead, broken across its perforation, was found on Nigg Beach and submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 139/13). It was allocated to Tarbat Discovery Centre. See attached TT report for photo. <1> <2>

The exact findspot of the mace is unknown, and an indicative grid reference at the beach east of Nigg pier has been mapped. However, it is possible it came from Nigg Bay to the west. GW 06/03/20

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 8034 6877 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

Finds (1)

  • MACE (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

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