Axe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Axe

1973.2.248d

Currently not on display

Information

Miniature axe of polished stone. MacGregor collection label stuck to the surface with red printed number 1771. 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".