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)
- None recorded
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>
- --- SHG2710 Text/Publication/Volume: Ritchie and Scott, P R and J G. 1981. Petrography of Scottish stone implements. no. MRY 6.
- --- SHG28278 Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AO 142.
- --- SHG3163 Text/Publication/Article: Clough and Cummins, T H McK and W A. 1988. Lists of identifications. 141-264. 238, no. MRY 6.
- --- SHG5090 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph: B/W Negative. .
- --- SHG5091 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph: B/W Negative. .
- --- SHG571 Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1932. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 66 1931-2, p.13-32, 102-5, 137-9, 398-400, 421-5,. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 13-32, 102-5, 137-9, 398-. 102.
- <1> SHG28475 Interactive Resource/Online Database: Hunterian Museum. 2020. Hunterian Museum Online Collections Catalogue. GLAHM:B.1951.938.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9190 5539 (4m by 4m)|
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- WORKED OBJECT (Undated)
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