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British - Late Bronze Age - Decorated Socketted Axe

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 788

Estimate
GBP (£) 125 - 175
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 170 - 240
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £150

BRITISH - LATE BRONZE AGE - DECORATED SOCKETTED AXE

Circa 1,200-800 BC. A 'Maure' type socketed axe which entered Britain at the end of the Late Bronze Age, with side loop and convex cutting edge, each face decorated with two raised lines. 90 grams, 75 mm.

Condition
Fine condition, complete and undamaged.

Provenance
From an old English collection, found Shropshire.

Literature
Cf. J. Evans Bronze Age Implements; Lord McAlpine Antiquities from Europe and the Near East, p.104, 11.30.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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