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Spearhead (Bronze)

Site Name Dunnideer

Classification Spearhead (Bronze)

Canmore ID 18145

Site Number NJ62NW 25

NGR NJ 61 28

NGR Description NJ c. 61 28

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Insch
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ62NW 25 c. 61 28.

A Late Bronze Age spearhead in the BM from Dunnideer (Coles 1962), reclassified in 1963 as a Middle Bronze Age Class III spearhead (Coles 1966).

J M Coles 1962; J M Coles 1966.

The British Museum accession number of this spearhead is BM: 1856,1104.5. It is described in the British Museum register as 'a copper alloy socketed spearhead, damaged socket, wood in socket.' It was found near Insch and donated by Charles Elphinstone Dalrymple.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 11 August 2003.


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