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Neolithic Axehead, Orphir, Orkney 3D Model
This Neolithic axehead was found in the late 19th century at ‘Orphir, Orkney’. A sample of this axe was removed by the Implement Petrology Group in the 1980s reveavling this axe was manufactured from Horneblende.
This artefact formed part of James Walls Cursiter’s (1851-1939) extensive collection of prehistoric artefacts from Orkney and Shetland. This collection was donated to the Hunterian Museum c.1914.
L:90.6mm, B:45.2mm, T:28.8mm. W:186.3mm.
GLAHM B.1914.609. © Hunterian Museum
Permission to reproduce images courtesy of the Hunterian, University of Glasgow.