Object Title

Axe

Axe

Object Number

VIII.194

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Copper alloy.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 126 mm, width: 52 mm (max) Weight: 357.6 g (11.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Co.Mayo, Ireland. Lent from the Tower Armoury. 1915 (74) 1915.48.5. Three large bore holes on surface (taken for analysis at Pitt Rivers Museum - possibly in 1960's).

Associations

Places Ireland

Bibliographic References

Hewitt,J (1859) Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, p2 (no.98). Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p88 (no.74)

Notes

Pitt Rivers Museum number 1915.48.5. 1859-1890 Armouries number I.98. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.74.