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flat axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy flat axe; with a thin, narrow, rounded butt which is damaged. Sides taper out slightly to form a lobe on each side, gradually widening to form a rounded cutting-edge. There are mounds and pits of corrosion covering the entire object.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 102 millimetres (Max)
    • Width: 26.8 millimetres (Max)
    • Thickness: 4.9 millimetres (Max)
    • Weight: 50.2 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Written on object - 555
    Label attached to object surface - RHB 555

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: BCB11565

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