MHG8636 - Early Med Pin (marginal), Ross


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

RMS FC 238 Mushroom-headed pin of the type commonly dated to 5th and 6th centuries AD but continuing later. This example has a hipped shank.
L R Laing 1973.

The recording of this artefact on this map sheet is for convenience rather than locational attribution.

The pin is copper alloy (Foster 1989, no. 724). It is listed under Acc. No. FC 238 in the NMS catalogue. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7000 7499 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH77SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

  • PIN (Late Iron Age to Early Medieval - 2 AD to 1057 AD)

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