Canmore Site 65606: DUMFRIES - DUMFRIES - AXE HAMMER(S)
|Site Number||NX97NE 71|
|Broad Class||TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT|
|Site Type(s)||AXE HAMMER(S)|
|NGR||NX 97 76|
|NGR accuracy||NGR given to the nearest 1km|
|Local Authority||DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY|
NX97NE 71 c. 97 76. An axe-hammer from Dumfries (NX 9776) is in Carlisle Museum (Acc No: AII 203.R4). A second axe-hammer, also from Dumfries, is in Dumfries Museum (No Acc No), along with another two axe-hammers, 'from Dumfries district' (Acc Nos: 23/PSA/33 and 32/PSA/13). F E S Roe 1967. (DMF 17). This Class I axe-hammer is held in Carlisle Museum under accession number AII.230. It is provenanced as from 'Dumfries' and has been petrologically identified as greywacke. (DMF 63) This Class I axe-hammer is held in Dumfries Museum under accession number DUMFM 1951/1 (and labelled 1950/62). It has been petrologically attributed to group XXVIIg (garnetiferous greywacke from the Southern uplands of Scotland). T H McK Clough and W A Cummins 1988.