MHG51891 - Stone Axehead - Caithness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

ND26SW 65 unlocated
The findspot of this jadeite axe, described by Smith as 'mottled, tea-green with some brown marks', is not known.
W C Smith 1963.
Information from RCAHMS (PM) 27 Feb 2008

Acquired by the NMS 1860 from A. Rhind. Listed under Acc. No. AF 87. <1>

This axehead was loaned to Dunbeath Heritage Museum where is is on display. <2>

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Grid reference ND 2000 5999 (point)
Map sheet ND25NW
Civil Parish OLRIG
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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