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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Iron axe-head with oval socket.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 10thC-11thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 215 millimetres
    • Width: 207 millimetres
    • Thickness: 33 millimetres
    • Weight: 693 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2014-2015 Jul-Jan, Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Vikings
    2014 6 Mar-22 Jun, London, British Museum, Viking: Life and Legend
    2013 21 Jun-30 Nov, Denmark, Copenhagen, National Museum of Denmark, Viking
    1987 29 May-19 Oct, France, Rouen, Abbaye de Saint-Ouen, Guillaume le Conquerant et son temps
    1982 3 Apr-31 Oct, York, Yorkshire Museum, The Vikings in England and their Danish Homeland
    1981 5 Sep-31 Dec, Denmark, Århus, Moesgård Museum, The Vikings in England and their Danish Homeland
    1981 11 Apr-16 Aug, Denmark, Copenhagen, The Danish National Museum, The Vikings in England and their Danish Homeland

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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