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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 664796

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH95NW 17 c. 919 554

An LBA bag-type socketed bronze axe from Auldearn is in the British Museum (Greenwell Collection: WG 1979). It is 3 1/10" long by 2 1/2" across the blade and was presented to Canon Greenwell by J P Morgan in 1909.

J M Coles 1962; I C Walker 1967.

(Alford variant of Portree type). Auldearn, Nairnshire. Single find. Socketed axe, green and black, porous surface, hammered cutting edge, double haft ribs. Length 80mm, mouth 27x31mm, cutting edge 60mm, weight 302 gms. BM WG 1979.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

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