MHG9813 - BA Socketed Axe, Kildonan


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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 late Bronze Age socketed axe, related to the rectangular type, from either Kildonan (J M Coles 1962) (NC 910208) or Strath Kildonan (W Henderson 1938) (centred NC 9023) is in the Hunterian Museum (Acc No B1914.288).

(Socketed axe of Melrose type). Single find. Socketed axe, smooth, dark green, untrimmed; length 73mm, mouth 21 x 24mm, cutting edge 43mm, weight 140 gms. Hunterian Museum, Glasgow (B.1914.288).
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

See link below to Hunterian Museum online Catalogue for photo of the axehead. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9100 2080 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

Finds (1)

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

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