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Socketed Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Dunnideer

Classification Socketed Axehead (Bronze)

Canmore ID 18146

Site Number NJ62NW 26

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 26 c. 61 28.

There is a Late Bronze Age socketed axe from Dunnideer in Marischal College Museum, Aberdeen.

J M Coles 1962.

(Socketed axe of Dowris type). Single find. socketed axe, brown-black, untrimmed, haft ribs; length 74mm, mouth 27x30mm, cutting edge 56mm, weight 180 gms. Anthropol. Mus. Aberdeen (246).

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

The accession number of this axe in Marischal College Museum, Aberdeen is ABDUA: 19658.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS) 16 August 2000.


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