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flat axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper-alloy flat axe; with thin, rounded butt. Sides splay widely, creating a large, uneven, very worn cutting edge. Entire object is covered with green and brown patina and mounds and pits of corrosion.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Killaha
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 140.5 millimetres (Max)
    • Width: 90.4 millimetres (Max)
    • Thickness: 8.2 millimetres (Max)
    • Weight: 350.8 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Label attached to object surface - Bronze Celt Found in Co. Limerick from the Brad[illegible] collection [illegible]
    Harbison 1969
    Findspot given as "Co. Limerick".Killaha type

  • Bibliography

    • Harbison 1969 781 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: BCB55379

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