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 1768. Other side marked in ink 1768. 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 1106/4: "Four others [Wedges or Model Axe-heads, in various hard stones, polished] one in flint, the others in dark hard stone".