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Windy Law / Stobshiel
- HER number: MEL429
- Site Name: Windy Law / Stobshiel
- Grid Reference: 349099 661499
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- Summary: Stray find of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe
- Description: NT46SE 9 c. 491 615.
A Late Bronze Age socketed axe, which was found about 1875 on Windy Law (name: NT 491 615), Stobshiel, was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS] in 1920 (Accession no: DE 82).
J A Smith 1882; J M Coles 1962; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1921.
(Socketed axe: Roseberry Topping variant of Sompting type). Single find. Socketed axe, corroded, green, scrach marks; length 84mm, mouth 29x35mm, cutting edge 56mm, weight 245 gms. NMAS DE 82.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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- Bibliographic reference: Coles, J M. 1971b. 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 101 1968-9, p.1-110. 82.
- Bibliographic reference: Coles, J M. 1962a. 'Scottish Late Bronze Age metalwork: typology, distributions and chronology', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 93 1959-60, p.16-134. 69.
- Bibliographic reference: PSAS. 1921. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 55 1920-1, p.10-28, 108-10, 150-2, 272-5. 17.
- Bibliographic reference: Smith, J A. 1882e. 'Note of a stone Celt found at Stobshiel, now presented to the Museum; also of a large cinerary urn found at Stobshiel, Haddingtonshire, recently presented to the Museum', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 16 1881-2, p.4????B???
- Bibliographic reference: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9 Part 7. 246, 257, no. 1638.