MHG12074 - Neo Axe, from Railway, Rhianbreck
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A polished kaolin axe from Rhianbreck (NC 599 048) Lairg, was donated to the NMAS by Dr Arthur Mitchell. It came from diggings in connection with the railway in 1867. In its incomplete state - a portion being broken off the butt end - it measures 6ins long.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1878.
Donated to the NMS in 1877. Axe of Kaolin-like Stone, 6 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 1 1/2", oval in cross-section. Acc. No. AF 17. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1878. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 12 1876-8, p.11-12,58-63,88-91,118-21,183-85,207-15,258-77,374-404,567-71,598-603,613. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 11-12,58-63,88-91,118-21,. 273.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AF 17..
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5990 0480 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5082 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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