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socketed axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0401.23

  • Description

    Copper alloy socketed axe; cast, miniature.Oval mouth with bevelled rim. Sides straight and cutting edge expanded and re-curved tips, now blunt. Casting seams form ridges on each side.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Class 11 A
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 41.5 millimetres
    • Width: 30 millimetres (cutting edge)
    • Length: 23 millimetres (mouth)
    • Weight: 198.7 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    In Eogan 2000 registration number mistakenly given as 1875,0401.24.

  • Bibliography

    • Eogan 2000 653 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1875,0401.23

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