MHG19821 - Stone Axehead - Inverness-Shire


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description


Axe of Serpentine, 2 1/2 x 2 in., cutting edge imperfect on one side, from Inverness-shire. Purchased 1884.
NMAS 1892.

This axe is held in the Royal Museum of Scotland under accession number AF 257. It has been petrologically attributed to group IX (porcellanite from Tievebulliagh and Rathlin, Northern Ireland).
T H McK Clough and W A Cummins 1988.

Listed in the NMS catalogue under Acc. No. X.AF 257. Acquired 1884. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5500 3000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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