MHG8039 - BA Flat Axe, Auchnagarron


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Part of a type Ba flat bronze axe from Auchnagarron (Achnagarron: name at NH 678 704) is in NMS (NMAS) (DA 85).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1925; J M Coles 1971.

No further information found during field investigation.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 11 May 1963.

(Unclassified flat axe). Flat axe, fragment, butt missing, cutting edge incomplete, green patina, corroding, sides faceted; remaining length 98mm, cutting edge 111mm, weight 485 gms.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

This axehead was catalogued and photographed 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 assigned an Early Bronze Age date. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6780 7039 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

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