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Copper alloy flat axe; with a thin, roughly straight butt. Sides are almost parallel in upper half, gradually splaying out to form a wide rounded cutting-edge. On one side there is a modern drill hole, likely for analysis. The entire object is covered with brown and red patina.
Length: 109.20 millimetres (Max)
Weight: 397.70 grammes
Thickness: 11.60 millimetres (Max)
Width: 73.70 millimetres (Max)
- Curator's comments
- Lough Ravel Type - subtype Ballybeg
Bibliography: Gowland, Journal of the Institute of Metals 7, 1912, 23 ff.; Case, Man 54, 1954, No. 21, 24 Fig. 5, 40; 27 No. 40.
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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