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John Dalrymple, 10th Earl of Stair

Stone anvil, Luce Sands

Period:
Neolithic
Description:

A triangular water-rolled sandstone cobble with a battered and striated face. Probably used as an anvil or working platform during flint knapping.

 

The hand-written label reads 'Freugh Stranraer'.

Place of Discovery:
Freugh, Luce Sands
Materials/Media:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
65mm x 70mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1964.74
Digital Number:
SMAH 069
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council