Axe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Axe

1973.2.248c

Currently not on display

Information

Miniature axe of polished stone. MacGregor collection marked in ink 1773. 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".