MHG8142 - BA Flat Axe, Rosskeen


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A decorated, type Bc, bronze flat axe from Rosskeen is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (1927.2720).
J M Coles 1971.

(Flat axe of Bandon type). Single find. Flanged axe, smooth surface, brown patina; length 115mm, butt 24mm, cutting edge 63mm.
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 6800 6899 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

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