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Bronze Age Copper Flat Axe

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 506

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 180
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 170 - 250
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £230

BRONZE AGE COPPER FLAT AXE

Circa 1,800 BC. A plain, cast flat copper axe from the earliest period of metalworking in western Europe. 85 grams, 100 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
Found Bungay, Norfolk, England 1987.

Literature
See Evans, J. Ancient Bronze Implements Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland, 1881, fig. 1, etc. and Nicholson, S. M. Catalogue of the Prehistoric Metalwork in Merseyside County Museums, no. 188.

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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