Alternative Names East Pitdoulsie
Site Type DAGGER (COPPER)
Canmore ID 19210
Site Number NJ74SW 23
NGR NJ 738 448
Former Region GRAMPIAN
Former District BANFF AND BUCHAN
Former County ABERDEENSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NJ c. 738 448
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|Notes and Activities|
NJ74SW 23 c. 738 448.
An Early Bronze Age tanged dagger from East Pitdoulsie, (NJ 738 448), is in the Art Gallery and Industrial Museum, Aberdeen. (Accession No 37.43.2).
J M Coles 1971.
East Pitdoulsie; find-circumstances unknown. Tanged copper dagger; tang has hammered flangs; edge of blade lined by double shallow grooves; flat-curved hilt-mark; L. 22.7cm, W. 5.5cm. Mus. Aberdeen (37.43.2); cast Mus. Edinburgh (DJ 42).
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
|Books and References|
Britton, D (1963) 'Traditions of metal-working in the later Neolithic and early Bronze Age of Britain: Part I', Proc Prehist Soc, vol.29
Page(s): 262, n. 5
Coles, J M (1971b) 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol.101
Page(s): 42, 89 illust
Gerloff, S (1975) 'The early bronze age daggers in Britain, and a reconsideration of the Wessex culture', Prahistorische Bronzefunde, vol.4, 2
Page(s): 28, 266, no. 2