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 1774. The other side is marked in ink 1774. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, worn, labels adhered to surface. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.17281; Purchased by Mr Wilkes for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection) Lot 1107/5: "Five others [Wedges or Model Axe-heads, in various hard stones, polished], from 2 3/4 in to 1 3/4 in long".