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TITLE
Bronze vessels found near Helmsdale, Sutherland
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_467_P101
PLACENAME
Helmsdale
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Creich
DATE OF IMAGE
1897
PERIOD
200s; 300s; 400s
CREATOR
Rev Adam Gunn, MA & John Mackay (eds)
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31243
KEYWORDS
Romans
bowls
strainers
archaeological finds
vessels
Bronze vessels found near Helmsdale, Sutherland

These bronze vessels are part of a hoard of Roman bowls and strainers found at Helmsdale in Sutherland. They date from between 200 and 400 AD and may have been part of a gift or bribe to influence local chieftans.

The illustration is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897

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Bronze vessels found near Helmsdale, Sutherland

SUTHERLAND: Creich

200s; 300s; 400s

Romans; bowls; strainers; archaeological finds; vessels

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

These bronze vessels are part of a hoard of Roman bowls and strainers found at Helmsdale in Sutherland. They date from between 200 and 400 AD and may have been part of a gift or bribe to influence local chieftans. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897