MHG10868 - Polished Axe, Badnellan


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of fine-grain, greenish stone (possibly from Stake Pass), 3.5ins long by 2 ins across the cutting edge, from Badaneilein (probably Badnellan: NC 887 045), is in Dunrobin Museum, probably received in 1873 (Acc No 1873.2).
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum, by A S Henshall.

The axehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1873.2. It is on display in case 31, shelf D. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8870 0449 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC80SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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