Bronze Age Decorated Socketed Axe Head

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Object Description

A very fine European Bronze Age socketed axe head cast from bronze, featuring a side loop. The casting seam is visible above and below where the two halves have been joined. Raised grooves and a dot in relief decorate the body of the axe, identical on both sides. Beautiful green patination covers the surface.

Date: Circa 3200-600 BC

Object Literature

For a similar item, The British Museum, item number 1966,1208.3

Object Condition

Very fine condition, a small dent to the blade.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    x D:10.4 centimeters

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Trent Park Equestrian Centre
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Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
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