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Skye, Ashaig

Strap End (Bronze)

Site Name Skye, Ashaig

Classification Strap End (Bronze)

Canmore ID 87768

Site Number NG62SE 26

NGR NG 687 242

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Strath
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG62SE 26 687 242.

A finely decorated bronze strap-end was found by Martin Wildgoose, Dunan, in a rabbit scrape in the churchyard at Ashaig. The strap-end is elaborately decorated on both sides with pellet, interlace and foliate based designs, suggesting an llth century AD date. It has been deposited with Dualchas, Skye and Lochalsh Museums Service. Accession no: 1994.1.

Sponsors: Dualchas, Skye & Lochalsh District Council & Museums Service, National Museum of Antiquities.

Dualchas 1994g.

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