Object Title

Axe head

Axe head

Object Number

VIII.157

Provenance

Transferred by the British Museum, Department of Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities, 8th March 1994. It was not registered by the B.M. and its original provenance is unknown.

Physical Description

Shaped stone head with the blade face shaped to a sharp edge. The surface is polished, and all sides apart from the blade have a natural, squared-off appearance. The rear face is narrower than the blade, and gives the appearance of having been broken off.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 108 mm (4.25 in), max. height: 56 mm (2.2 in), max. Width: 28 mm (1.1 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

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