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James R Wilson

Axe shaped stone

Period:
Neolithic
Description:
This axe shaped stone found in Sanquhar in 1889 is puzzling as it is made of sandstone, a soft material.  It may have been used as a whetstone for sharpening.
Materials/Media:
sandstone
Dimensions:
length 200mm, height 30mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:1991.14
Digital Number:
SQAM010n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council