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This unusual axehead-like artefact has been ground from a fine grained siltstone.
This implement was found on the late Neolithic (3200-2400 BC) settlement at Skara Brae, Sandwick, Orkney.
Accession No.:NMS X.HA 625.
Dimensions: L:188mm, B:114.3mm, T:46.8mm. W:1017g.
Date: late Neolithic (3200-2400 BC)
This model was produced by Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark for a Leverhulme Trust funded project ‘Working stone, making communities: technology and identity on prehistoric Orkney’ Directed by Prof Mark Edmonds, University of York.