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The Bronze Age

Axes & Maces

Socketed Axe Head, Mauchline

Period:
Bronze Age
Description:

This socketed axe head was found by the Glenfield Ramblers on the moors near Low Overmoor Farm near Darvel in 1947. It is in very good condition.

 

Place of Discovery:
Low Overmoor Farm near Darvel
Dimensions:
Length 97mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
KIMMG:AR/B9
Digital Number:
EAAH015n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council
RCAHMS site record:
Low Overmoor
References:

Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B (1981) 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England',  Prahistorische Bronzefunde, vol.9, 7 Munchen, Germany
Page(s): 201, no. 1197