East Pitdoulzie

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Alternative Names East Pitdoulsie
Site Type DAGGER (COPPER)
Canmore ID 19210
Site Number NJ74SW 23
NGR NJ 738 448
Council ABERDEENSHIRE
Parish AUCHTERLESS
Former Region GRAMPIAN
Former District BANFF AND BUCHAN
Former County ABERDEENSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NJ c. 738 448

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Archaeological Notes

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

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