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'Manx Stone Axehead Project'

Date(s): September 2010

Creator(s): Barrs, Kate

Scope & Content: Illustrated dissertation submitted for Masters degree in Manx Studies, Centre for Manx Studies, University of Liverpool. The dissertation examines the contextual, morphological and petrological characteristics of the axes found on the Isle of Man, in order to help increase understanding of the Island’s significance within the Irish Sea region during the later Neolithic period. There are 45 axes in the Manx Museum Collection they were thin sectioned as part of the study. Chapters covered: historiography, Manx Neolithic research, methology, data, list of Manx roughened and truncated axe heads (RTBAs) studied.

Language: English

Extent: 1 volume

Physical description: printout from email pdf attachment

Item name: dissertation

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 13069

Record class: Private

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