Object Title

Axe

Axe

Object Number

VIII.198

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Palstave of copper alloy. Part of blade eaten away by corrosion and the top of the haft is broken.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 157 mm, width: 59 mm (max) Weight: 376.3 g (12.1 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

1915.48.10. Co.Mayo, Ireland. Lent from the Tower Armoury, 1915 (96).

Associations

Places Ireland

Bibliographic References

Hewitt,J (1859) Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, p2 (no.120). Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p88 (no.96).

Notes

Pitt Rivers Museum number 1915.48.10. 1859-1890 Armouries number I.120. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.96.