Object Title

Axe

Axe

Object Number

VIII.189

Provenance

Returned from long-term loan to Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (L 396) 3rd January 2003. Originally from County Mayo, Ireland.

Physical Description

Socketed, of copper alloy. Loop on one side. Four decorative horizontal bands below socket. Stained brown, possibly due to burial environment.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 50 mm, width: 43 mm (max) Weight: 83.9 g (2.7 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

(128) 1915.48.19. Co.Mayo, Ireland. Lent from the Tower Armoury, 1915.

Associations

Places Ireland

Bibliographic References

Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p88 (no.128).

Notes

Pitt Rivers Museum number 1915.48.19. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.128.