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macehead (polished)

Label (handwritten, square): "179" , but very faint. ink on stone "Whitlid, Stronsay, Orkney" Whitlid, Stronsay, Orkney Scotland MANU unknown Perforated stone hammerhead; speckled rock - cylindrical with a rounded end and slightly convex sides. Broken through the perforation. NB "Whitlid" - no such name located on Orkney. Cursiter ex Dennison (179).