MHG7057 - Stone Axe and worked pebble, Auldearn Axe & Worked pebble, Auldearn


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A perforated oval pebble, 2.75 by 2.5 by 1 5/16 ins, from Auldearn (centred NH 919 554) was donated to the NMAS by Lady Binning, Tyninghame House, East Lothian. The hole is counter-sunk. (Acc No: AO 142) Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1932

Also from Auldearn comes a Group XXIV stone axe, which is in the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow (Acc No: GLAHM:B.1951.938).
P R Ritchie and J G Scott 1981.

The axehead is listed in the Hunterian Museum catalogue, which is available online. See link below for online record and photo. <1>

Sources/Archives (7)



Grid reference Centred NH 9190 5539 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH95NW
Civil Parish AULDEARN
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (2)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • WORKED OBJECT (Undated)

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