MHG19821 - Stone Axehead - Inverness-Shire
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
Axe of Serpentine, 2 1/2 x 2 in., cutting edge imperfect on one side, from Inverness-shire. Purchased 1884.
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>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NMAS. 1892. Catalogue of the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland. 30, no. AF 257.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Clough and Cummins, T H McK and W A. 1988. Lists of identifications. 141-264. 236, no. INV 3.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. X.AF 257.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5500 3000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/95791 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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