MHG6520 - Stone Axehead - Inverarish


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A ground but not polished axe was found during agricultural work at Mill Park, Inverarish. It is 10cm long, 5.4cm wide at the blade, tapering to 2.4cm wide at the butt, with a maximum thickness of 2.4cm. One side of the axe has been used as a whetstone in the recent past. Donated to Inverness Museum (INVMG 986.009).
G Harden 1986.

The axehead is listed under Acc. No. 1986.009 in the Inverness Museum catalogue. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5599 3600 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG53NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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