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Inverlochy

Spearhead (Bronze)

Site Name Inverlochy

Classification Spearhead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) 'Avon'

Canmore ID 15985

Site Number NJ12SW 6

NGR NJ 14 24

NGR Description NJ c. 14 24

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Moray
  • Parish Kirkmichael (Moray)
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Banffshire

Accessing Scotland's Past

Records show that a bronze spearhead found in the vicinity of Inverlochy farm was purchased by the National Museum of Antiquities in 1938. The spearhead is thought to date from the middle to late Bronze Age. It is leaf-shaped, with a pair of loops on the socket for fixing the spearhead to its shaft.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project at http://www.accessingscotlandspast.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NJ12SW 6 c. 14 24

A Class D bronze spearhead from Avon (? River Avon or Strath Avon) near Inverlochy (farm at NJ 138 242) is in the Royal Museum of Scotland (RMS, formerly the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS]) (Accession no: DG 103).

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1939; J M Coles 1962; 1966.

No further information.

Visited by OS (RB) 10 August 1966.

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