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James R Wilson

Flint axes

Period:
Neolithic
Description:
Two beautiful flint axes.  Flint is used because it produces a sharp edge and it breaks predictably.  It is not found locally.
Materials/Media:
flint
Dimensions:
(front) L 146mm, W 52mm; (back) L122mm, W 60mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
(front) SQRTM:1991.21, (back) SQRTM:1991.22
Digital Number:
SQAM013n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council