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socketed axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    WG.1569

  • Description

    Copper alloy socketed axe; cast. Mouth is distorted and rim narrow. Cutting edge expanded and damaged. Loop is set below collar and squashed. Casting seams are prominent. Haft rib extends two-thirds way to rim.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Class 11 B
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 73 millimetres
    • Width: 50 millimetres (cutting edge)
    • Width: 38 millimetres (mouth)
    • Weight: 162 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Eogan 2000 1129 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1909

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    WG.1569

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