Polished jadeite axehead; thin, and highly polished.
- 4000BC-2000BC (Deposition)
- 4500BC-4000BC (Manufacture)
- Made in: Italy (northern)
- Excavated/Findspot: Canterbury
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Kent,Canterbury (Kent))
- Length: 219 millimetres
The stone for this axe comes from the North Italian Alps.
2010-2011, London, BM/BBC, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: BCB66024
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