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TITLE
Whetstone
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_VOLXII_P589
DATE OF IMAGE
1876
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31666
KEYWORDS
stones
sharpening
tools
knives
weapons
Whetstone

This whetstone was found, along with the fragments of a corroded iron sword, near Kildonnan on Eigg. A whetstone is a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives.

This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)

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Whetstone

1870s

stones; sharpening; tools; knives; weapons

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This whetstone was found, along with the fragments of a corroded iron sword, near Kildonnan on Eigg. A whetstone is a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)