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socketed axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy socketed axe; cast. Oval mouth with bevelled and uneven rim. Decoration at the base of the neck consists of two narrow ridges separated by a broader groove. Cutting edge deeply curved and blade is chipped. Short haft rib is present.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Class 11 F
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 75 millimetres
    • Width: 54 millimetres (cutting edge)
    • Length: 39 millimetres (mouth)
    • Width: 31.5 millimetres (mouth)
    • Weight: 138.2 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Eogan 2000 1607 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: BCB11879

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