MHG29581 - Polished Flint Axehead - Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A part-polished flint axehead in mottled brown flint with polished blade. L: 78mm, Blade W: 33mm, Butt W: 20mm. Unprovenanced. Discovered 12/94. IMAG.
J Aitken : 12/02/01.

Stray find in a load of topsoil according to the museum notes, delivered to Holm Mills, origin unknown.
Accession no - 1996.008

Information supplied by Patricia Weeks, Inverness Museum, 12/11/01.
J Aitken : 12/11/01

Recorded in the Treasure Trove Database (TT 64/95). It was allocated to Inverness Museum and is listed under Acc. No. 1996.008. <1> <2>

Inverness Museum archive files contain a photograph and illustration of the axehead. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6400 4299 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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