MHG7949 - BA Flanged Axe, Bac Dubh
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A Middle Bronze Age flanged axe (no class given), 5.5" long, was found about 1879 in the vicinity of the broad, flat, peat-covered plain on the S bank of the River Ewe, on which the 'Feill Judha' or 'Ewe Market' was held until 1716. (The context suggests that this lies about NG 858 803.) W Jolly 1880; J M Coles 1966.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Jolly, W. 1880. 'Notes on bronze weapons and other remains found near Poolewe, Ross-shire', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 14 1879-80, p.45-9. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 45-9. 48.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1966. 'Scottish Middle Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 97 1963-4, p.82-156. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 82-156. 138.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 258.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8579 8029 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11988 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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