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flat axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy flat axe; with a thin, straight butt. Sides are roughly parallel in upper half, gradually splaying to form a wide, semi-circular, uneven cutting-edge. Object is covered with mounds and pits of copper-alloy corrosion.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 149.2 millimetres (Max)
    • Width: 91.1 millimetres (Max)
    • Thickness: 11.6 millimetres (Max)
    • Weight: 617 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Written on object - CO. ANTRIM [illegible] IRELAND
    Label attached to object - No Prov Antrim Ireland

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1964,1201.162 (Previous registration number)
    • 263789 (additional Wellcome number)
    • R203/1937 (Wellcome Collection Number)

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Object reference number: BCB11157

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