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Copper-alloy flat axe; with a straight, angular butt. Sides splay gently from butt to form a rounded cutting-edge. The object is covered with brown and green patina.
Length: 55.30 millimetres (Max)
Weight: 43.70 grammes
Thickness: 5.20 millimetres (Max)
Width: 29.60 millimetres (Max)
- Curator's comments
- Label attached to object surface - 162
Label attached to object surface - very rare small Celt Kings County
Single find. Findspot given as "Co, Offaly".
Bibliography: Evans, J., The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland (1881) 61.
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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