MHG61028 - Stone Axehead - Kyle of Lochalsh


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A Neolithic axehead from Kyle of Lochalsh was acquired by the NMS in 1953. Is is described in the catalogue as made of a fine buff stone with quartzite streaks, the butt and sides abraded and two opposite hollows towards one side. Acc. No. AF 933. <1>

The precise findspot is unknown. Grid reference is four figure and indicative of Kyle of Lochalsh area only. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 7600 2800 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish LOCHALSH

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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