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Bronze Age Bronze Decorated Socketted Axe

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 509

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 150
EUR (€) 110 - 170
USD ($) 140 - 210
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £127

BRONZE AGE BRONZE 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 a convex cutting edge but no side loop, each face decorated with five raised lines. 175 grams, 83 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
From an old English collection, found UK.

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

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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