European trade deals

In this display case in the National Museum in Edinburgh are Bronze and Iron Age objects traded between Scotland and Europe. On the the middle shelf are axeheads, chisels, a hammer and some razor-like blades with whet stones for sharpening them. They belonged to a woodworker, possibly a boat builder. There are also beads of gold, glass and Baltic amber dating to the 7th century BC. Discovered by Donald Murray in May 1910 when cutting his peat at Adabrock at the north tip of the Island of Lewis.IMG_1577

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