- Museum number
Copper alloy flat axe; with a thin, straight, narrow butt. The sides splay gently out from the butt to form a rounded cutting-edge. Covered with green patian and the surface is irregular possibly due to casting flaws.
- Production date
Length: 155.70 millimetres (Max)
Weight: 298.90 grammes
Thickness: 9.70 millimetres (Max)
Width: 73.80 millimetres (Max)
- Curator's comments
- Grave 703 was a burial in a pottery urn (pithos) deposited 1.5 m below the surface and measuring 90 cm long by 65 cm wide. The burial was characterised trough the grave assemblage as being from an adult male although a more precise identification was never pursued. Amongst the finds were one piece of animal bone, a copper alloy axe (1889,0704.148), a copper alloy pendant, a copper alloy bracelet, a copper alloy dagger (1889,0704.149) and a pottery vessel type 2 which is part of the Museum of Gent collection (Catalogue Nr.367(205)).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number