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The Selby Antiquarian Collection

Stone axe, Prestrie

Period:
Neolithic
Description:

A small flat axehead made from a rough volcanic stone.

 

Found by a local gamekeeper and added to the Selby Collection in 1891.

Place of Discovery:
Prestrie, Whithorn
Materials/Media:
Stone
Dimensions:
Length: 85mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2004.6.3
Digital Number:
SMAH 082
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council
References:
Murray, J. 2005. The William McDowall Selby Collection, Trans DGNHAS LXXIX, 147-172.