Axe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Miniature axe of polished stone. MacGregor collection label stuck to the surface with red printed number 1777. Other side marked in black ink 1777. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, worn, label adhered to surface. Purchased by Mr Wilkes for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection) Lot 1105/5: "Five interesting specimens of Wedges or Model Axe-heads, in various hard stones, polished".