Axe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Axe

1973.2.244b

Currently not on display

Information

Miniature axe of polished stone. Auction sticker stuck to one side. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Surface dirt., label stuck to surface. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.17266; Purchased by Mr Wilkes for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection) Lot 1098/3: "Three others [Draughtsmen and Mullers], in diorite, granite and hematite; and three Axe-heads, 31/4 in , 3 in and 21/4 in long".