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Cantray

Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Cantray

Classification Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Clava

Canmore ID 14184

Site Number NH74NE 48

NGR NH 7 4

NGR Description Unlocated

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Croy And Dalcross (Inverness)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH74NE 48 Unlocated

A Class III flanged bronze axe, probably found between Cantray (NH 79 48) and Clava (NH 75 44) is in the Royal Museum of Scotland (RMS, formerly the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS]) (Accession no: DC 125).

J M Coles 1966.

(Flanged axe of Lissett type). Near Cantray, Inverness-shire (?). Flanged axe, relatively smooth, brown-black, blunted butt, one flange missing, lower portion of flanges hammered onto blade, there notched and cracked. Length 122mm, butt 22mm, cutting edge 39mm, weight 220 gms. National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) DC 125.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

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