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Lewis, Coll

Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Lewis, Coll

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 4335

Site Number NB44SE 1

NGR NB 46 40

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Stornoway
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB44SE 1 46 40.

Stone axe with the head of its wooden haft (rowan, or less probably hawthorn) found at Coll, Lewis in 1920, given to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by the Peabody Museum, Harvard University No. AF 976 a & b.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1961.

Nothing is known of this find by the vice-Rector of the Nicolson Institute, who has charge of the Museum Collection.

Visited by OS (A L F R) assistent archaeology officer, 22 April 1964.

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