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Edinburgh, 183-187 Canongate, Bibleland

Flat Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Edinburgh, 183-187 Canongate, Bibleland

Classification Flat Axehead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) 215 Shoemaker's Land

Canmore ID 52133

Site Number NT27SE 129

NGR NT 26366 73771

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 129 263 737

An early bronze age flat axe, Class Bb, from Bibleland, Canongate, is in Huntly House Museum, Edinburgh. (Bible Land - 183-187 Canongate)

J M Coles 1971.

(Unclassified flat axe). Single find. Flat axe, condition unknown, apparently an unfinished cast from an open mould. Length c. 135mm, cutting edge c. 75mm. Huntly House, Edinburgh.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

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