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Axehead

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Object Number:
29-218-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Late Bronze Age
Provenience:
Netherlands
Limburg
Horn (Netherlands)
Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date Made:
999-700 BC
Early Date:
-1000
Late Date:
-699
Section:
European
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Description:
Cast bronze socketed axehead. Complete, slighty corroded, badly worn at cutting edge, outline rectangular and flaring toward edge; rectangular in section at socket, thinning to cutting -edge. Loop handle perpendicular to and placed near socket. Sand moulding evident near opening. Southeastern type.
Length:
13.1cm
Credit Line:
Exchange with the Rijsmuseum Van Oudheden te Leiden
Other Number:
Leiden GL 63   -   Collector Number
10   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 176
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[Other] Unknown Source. MASCA Metallurgy Samples Box File.
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