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Copper alloy halberd with triangular blade with concave sides. Semicircular base of blade with three large rivet-holes and two long rivets extant, separated from the functional part by a slightly raised line; thick-sectioned blade thinning towards the cutting edge. Smooth dark green and black patina, with dark green and whitish incrustations. Small parts missing.
Length: 170 millimetres
Weight: 150 grammes
- Curator's comments
- Sestieri & MacNamara 2007
See Prehistorische Bronzefunde VI.10, no. 228 (this piece), type Cotronei, var. A.
According to Carancini 1993, 145, this type should belong to an advanced phase of the Early Bronze Age.
Bibliography: O’Riordain 1937, 284, fig. 67.5; Prehistorische Bronzefunde VI. 10, no. 228.
- On display (G71/dc1)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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