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battle-axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1853,1123.7

  • Description

    Perforated and polished stone battle-axe hammer with flattened butt and rounded sides, brown colour.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 147 millimetres
    • Weight: 711.4 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2007 14 Sep-2 Dec, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2007 3 Feb-27 May, Taipei, National Palace Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2006 18 Mar-4 Jun, Beijing, Capital Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2005 27 Oct-2006 31 Jan, Haengso Museum, Keimyung University, Daegu, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2005 25 Jul-8 Oct, Busan Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2005 11 Apr-10 Jul, Seoul Arts Centre, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2004 26 Jun-29 Aug, Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2004 10 Apr-13 Jun, Fukuoka Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2004 17 Jan-28 Mar, Kobe City Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2003 18 Oct-14 Dec, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1853

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1853,1123.7


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