MHG8680 - Arthurville - Polished axe


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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 and polished axe was found during building works at this site. It is 11cm long 6.4cm wide at the blade, tapering to 1cm at the butt, with a maximum thickness of 3.6cm. Retained by finder.
D Vass and G Harden 1986.

This axehead is within the collection of Tain Museum. It is described as made from quartzite. See attached photo. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7729 8110 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TAIN

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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