MHG8404 - BA Socketed Axe, Tarradale Quarry


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Single find, found at Tarradale Quarry - Socketed axe, smooth but pitted in places, brown, cutting edge incomplete, longitudinal scatch-marks on blade; length 118mm, mouth 32 x 36mm, cutting edge 51mm, weight 375gms.
NMA (DE 61).

This axehead was catalogued 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 a Late Bronze Age date. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5529 4980 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

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

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