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Copper alloy flat axe; with a thin, narrow, rounded butt. Sides are roughly parallel to each other in upper half, then swing out gently in lower half to form a rounded cutting-edge, which has a notch missing. Decorated on btoh faces with rain pattern on the lower half of the blade.
Length: 193 millimetres (Max)
Weight: 640.10 grammes
Thickness: 12 millimetres (Max)
Width: 96 millimetres (Max)
- Curator's comments
Written on object - IRELAND.
Possibly found with a decorated axe which is labelled 'Fivemiletown' (1843,1226.2) in the British Museum registers.
Bibliography: Megaw/ Hardy, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 4, 1938, 305 No. 223.
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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