A socketed axe, 800-1000 B.C.
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
Copyright by Peter Andeweg – 2020
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