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Flat Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Roseisle

Classification Flat Axehead (Bronze)

Canmore ID 16176

Site Number NJ16NW 37

NGR NJ 14 67

NGR Description NJ c. 14 67

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Duffus
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Morayshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ16NW 37 c. 14 67.

The butt end of an Early Bronze Age flat axe - Coles' type B - found at Roseisle in 1872 is in Elgin Musuem - Acc No 18721

Visited by OS (A A) 17 May 1971; J M Coles 1971; Information from Elgin Museum Acc Reg

(Unclassified flat axe). Single find - Flat axe fragment, cutting edge missing, green, tinned; length 69mm, butt 35mm, weight 150gms - Elgin Mus. (1872.1).

PK Schmidt and CB Burgess 1981


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