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John Dalrymple, 10th Earl of Stair

Stone axe, Wigtownshire (2)

Period:
Neolithic
Description:

A small polished stone axe with a narrow, pointed butt.

 

This axe was made at the Neolithic stone axe quarry at Tievebulliagh in Northern Ireland and is one of only a small number of Irish axes found in south-west Scotland.  It is unfortunate that we do not have any information on where it was discovered.

Place of Discovery:
Wigtownshire
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1964.66
Digital Number:
SMAH 043
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council