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The Neolithic

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Stone Axe, Kirkcolm

Period:
Neolithic
Description:

A massive stone axe made on a granite cobble.  The body has been pecked to shape and the blade has been ground to create a sharp cutting edge.   

The exact find spot is unknown.  The axe could have been discovered in Kirkcolm parish or near Kirkcolm village.

Place of Discovery:
Wigtownshire
Materials/Media:
Granite
Dimensions:
Length: 120mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1945.04
Digital Number:
SMAH 039
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council