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TITLE
Bronze blade
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P433
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31604
KEYWORDS
blades
decorations
cairns
graves
patterns
bronze
Bronze blade

A bronze blade found in a cairn at Balblair, Creich, Sutherland. It was thought that the cairn was marking an ancient burial site as what appeared to be burnt bones were found at the site. The blade was leaf-shaped and was decorated in an oval pattern with oblique and crossing lines.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Bronze blade

blades; decorations; cairns; graves; patterns; bronze

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

A bronze blade found in a cairn at Balblair, Creich, Sutherland. It was thought that the cairn was marking an ancient burial site as what appeared to be burnt bones were found at the site. The blade was leaf-shaped and was decorated in an oval pattern with oblique and crossing lines.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'