A socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

400.00

An old British excavated socketed axe dating back from the bronze age (800-1000 B.C)

Materials: Bronze

Status: Available

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

400.00

Description

A fine patinated socketed axe head dating from 1000-800 B.C. (Bronze age). These axe heads were buried in the ground to avoid them from being stolen, and aswell as thomb gifts. Originally a wooden stick was attached into the socket. These axe heads were casted in bronze and are hollow on the inside. The rim has a ring attached and parallel raised transverse bands.

Condition: Excellent excavation found condition.

Dimensions: 9.5 x5.5 x 4cm

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

A bronze age socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.

Copyright by Peter Andeweg – 2020

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