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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 662622

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH69SW 47 60 92.

A bronze anvil 3 3/4" long, was found about 1870, in a cairn near the Kyle of Oykel a little further up than the cairn at Maikle which yielded a Bronze Age razor.(NH69SW 26) The only known one to have been found in Scotland, the anvil was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by the Duke of Sutherland in 1891.

J A Smith 1882; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1891.

Late Bronze Age

V G Childe 1946.

No further information found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J) 8 June 1963.

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