MHG5302 - Stone Axehead - Breakish


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred 68 23.

A neolithic axe from Breakish (NG 6823), Skye was acquired for Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum in 1958.
Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum 1958.

Grid reference supplied by relative of finder. Found in Upper Breakish by a boy digging potatoes in 1957, and then donated to Glasgow Museums.

Oblong, 90mm long by 52mm wide by 22mm thick. Green stone with white flecks, possibly schist.
Glasgow Museum A.1958.1 <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 6799 2299 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG62SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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