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Late Bronze Age - Spear, Socketed Axe and Flat Axe Blade

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 793

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 180
EUR (€) 170 - 200
USD ($) 210 - 250
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Price (+bp): £131 (EUR 148; USD 182)
LATE BRONZE AGE - SPEAR, SOCKETED AXE AND FLAT AXE BLADE

Circa 1,200 to 700 BC. Late Bronze Age. Socketted spear, with part of socket missing; offered with a truncated looped-and-socketted axe (lacking blade) plus a cutting edge portion of a further socketted axe (3). 250 grams (total), 52 - 126 mm.

Condition
Spear and axe with a silky smooth deep green patination, blade patchy.

Provenance
Single finds from southeast England.

Literature
Cf. Antiquities from Europe and the Near East in the collection of The Lord McAlpine of West Green, page 103 & 11.46. John Evans The Ancient Bronze Weapons & Ornaments of Great Britain & Ireland, London, 1881, page 52.

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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