- 1/1901 Next
Iron socketed axe: oval-sectioned socket, broken; blade damaged; heavily corroded. In socket are remains of mineralized hazelwood (Corylus sp.), some calcined bone fragments, but mostly iron corrosion products.
- Found/Acquired: Gehmlitz (register's 'Gemnitz' is incorrect)
- Found/Acquired: Golssen (near)
- Length: 101 millimetres
- Width: 53 millimetres
- Thickness: 25 millimetres
Findspot: Golßen (Gehmlitz); "Gemnitz near Golzen"; Landkreis Dahme-Spreewald; Brandenburg.
Discovered in a place 'where old spurs also occurred' (Schumann's label; see Marschalleck 1944, 247 ff.); received from Schumann (Klemm 1854a, 108, fig. 195).
? Period of Roman Influence.
References: C III, 8 (‘Werkzeuge aus Metall. aus Eisen’).
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS16951
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