A Bronze Age Hoard from Glen Trool, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

J Graham Callander (Author)

Amber Beads, Weapons Tools Instruments, Glass, Beads, Pin, Knife, Founder, Toilet
Bronze Age


The objects consisted of a rapier blade, a spear-head, a flanged axe, a knife, two small chisels or punches, two small bars of square section, a razor, a pin, and fragments of a twisted tore, all of bronze, and a number of amber beads. Some time later a second razor and two beads, one of glass and the other of amber, were found. This group of relics consists of a series of weapons, tools, instruments of toilet, and ornaments which belonged to, and were used by, a single individual, and consequently is to be classified as a personal hoard in contradistinction to the stock of a merchant or founder.


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Callander, J. G. (1921). A Bronze Age Hoard from Glen Trool, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 55, 29–37. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.055.29.37

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