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Early Bronze Age - Flat Copper Axe

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 787

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 200
EUR (€) 180 - 230
USD ($) 230 - 280
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £253

EARLY BRONZE AGE - FLAT COPPER AXE

Circa 1,800 BC. Early Bronze Age. A plain cast flat copper axe from the earliest period. 155 grams, 117 mm.



Provenance
Found Suffolk, 1979.

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

Footnotes
XRF analysis indicates a copper content of 93%+ (almost certainly imported from Europe).

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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