Object Title

Axe

Axe

Date

2300-1400BC

Object Number

VIII.264

Provenance

long-term loan to Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (L 396) 3rd January 2003. Found near Rome?

Physical Description

Flat, copper alloy, with oval hole through haft section for handle. Single lunate blade. Patinated dark brown, bright on the edge. There is a large crack in the haft section.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 182 mm

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p88 (no.137).

Notes

Pitt Rivers Museum number 1915.48.24. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.137.