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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 668369

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NJ62NW 29 c. 61 28.

A fragment of a 'brass sword, or Roman gladius' was found some years ago on the farm of Mr A Beattie, Dunnideer (NJ 61 28), and is in his possession.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845.

Not now at Dunnideer.

Visited by OS (RL) 7 February 1969.

The present whereabouts of a possible sword blade that was found in the vicinity of Dunnideer before 1845 is not known. No description of the blade, nor of its findspot is recorded.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 6 June 1996.

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