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Skye, Kilmuir

Socketed Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Skye, Kilmuir

Classification Socketed Axehead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Duirinish

Canmore ID 11366

Site Number NG46NW 2

NGR NG 44 67

NGR Description NG c. 44 67

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmuir
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG46NW 2 centred 44 67.

Listed under socketed axes:- From the parish of Kilmuir, Skye, a bronze axe 3 1/4" x 2". In the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland.

Visited by OS (C F W) 9 November 1960.

RCAHMS 1928; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1855.

(Portree type). Single find. Socketed axe, black, trimmed, longotudinal scratch-marks, short haft ribs; length 83mm, mouth 27x31mm, cutting edge 53mm, weight 230 gms. NMAS DE 41.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.


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