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flat axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    WG.1528

  • Description

    Copper-alloy flat axe; with a straight, angular butt. Sides are almost parallel in upper half, then swing out gently, before curving out and upwards to form a wide, semi-circular cutting-edge.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 126.6 millimetres (Max)
    • Width: 84.3 millimetres (Max)
    • Thickness: 14.2 millimetres (Max)
    • Weight: 598.3 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Lough Ravel type.
    Harbison 1969
    Single find.

    Bibliography: Crawford, The Geographical Journal 40, 1912, 315.

  • Bibliography

    • Harbison 1969 8 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1909

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    WG.1528

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