MHG9410 - Neo Axe, Achintoul


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of pale grey stone, 5.6ins long by 2.5 ins in maximum breadth, found at Achintoul (NC 873335) Kinbrace, under 8ft. of peat, is in Dunrobin Museum, probably received in 1868. (Acc No. 1868.1). Information from A S Henshall (Dunrobin museum catalogue) to OS 1966

The axehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1868.1. It is on display with a replica haft in case 26, shelf B. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8729 3350 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC83SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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