MHG8015 - Neo Stone Axe, Ardross


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of felstone 4 5/8" in length by 2" across the cutting edge, with truncated butt, and nearly circular in the cross section - found at Ardross. It was purchased for NMAS.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1894.

No further information was found regarding this axe during field investigation. Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.

Listed in the NMS catalogue which describes it as as polished. It was acquired in 1894. Acc. No. AF 420. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6100 7400 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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