MHG5305 - Polished Stone Axehead - Broadford


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Polished axe of quartzose stone, slightly overall in cross-section, measuring 3 1/8ins in length by 1 7/8ins in breadth and 1 1/16 ins in thickness, the sides roughened for hafting, found in making a road near Broadford, Skye.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1908.

Acquired by the NMS in 1908. Listed in the catalogue under Acc. No. AF 588. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6399 2299 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

Finds (1)

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

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