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flat axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy flat axe; cast. Decorated.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Killaha
  • Dimensions

    • Length: 220 millimetres
    • Thickness: 10.5 millimetres
    • Width: 174 millimetres
    • Weight: 1209.4 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Harbison 1969 p.25, no.513, pl.19.8 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G51/dc12

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Bought for Wellcome in Sotheby's sale 17 November 1924, Lot 596

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1964,1201.165 (Previous registration number)
    • A 33115 (Additional Wellcome number)
    • R348/1937 (Wellcome Collection Number)
Copper alloy flat axe; cast.



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