MHG3792 - Polished Stone Axehead - Caledonian Canal (finds)
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A polished greenstone stone axe, measuring 4 3/4" x 2 3/8" across the cutting face, found in Inverness-shire in making the Caledonian Canal, was donated to the Museum of the Society of Aniquaries by Theodore Napier, FSA. Scot., 1910.
(NMS AF 594-5). Axes of polished stone from Inverness-shire, found while digging the Caledonian Canal. (Donated by) Theo. Napier, 1909.
NMS Archaeology Continuation Catalogue.
The two axeheads are listed in the NMS catalogue under Acc. No. AF 594 and AF 595. They were acquired in 1909 from T. Napier. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1910. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 44 1909-10, p.9-12, 102-3, 187-8, 218-21, 282-5, 328-31. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 9-12, 102-3, 187-8, 218-2. 187.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AF 594-5.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6500 4000 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||INVERNESS AND BONA|
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13503 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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