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axe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    126978

  • Description

    'Duckbill' axe-head; cast copper alloy; socketed, with two window holes in blade; broken.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2000BC-1750BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 9.6 centimetres
    • Width: 4.8 centimetres
    • Thickness: 2 centimetres
    • Diameter: 1.7 centimetres (socket)
  • Curator's comments

    Characteristic type of MBIIA period. One face of this object was previously conserved to exhibition standard; the numbers are on the reverse, as is the impression of a detached rectangular paper label.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1937

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    126978

  • Registration number

    1937,0505.22

  • Additional IDs

    • WG.844 (old collection number)
'Duckbill' axe-head; copper alloy; broken; socketed, with two window holes in blade; characteristic type of MBIIA period.

'Duckbill' axe-head; copper alloy; broken; socketed, with two window holes in blade; characteristic type of MBIIA period.

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