MHG7215 - Stone Axe, Hanover
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A stone axehead found at Hanover (NH 967 531), was donated to NMAS by the Earl of Cawdor (Acc No: AF 1015).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1967
According to the farmer at Hanover, the axe was found in 1961 at NH 9669 5313 by workmen laying an electric cable between farm outbuildings. Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (RL) 5 January 1971
Described in the NMS catalogue as made of a fine grained, dark grey stone with darker veins. The butt is broken. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1967. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 98 1964-6, p.326-38. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 326-38. 326.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AF 1015.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9668 5312 (4m by 4m)|
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15573 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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