Double axe



Accession Number
W502
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Metalwork case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Axe
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Palestine
Measurements
Length: 183mm | Width: 59mm | Depth: 32mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A double axe, purchased by James Leslie Starkey on behalf of Wellcome, in Palestine in 1932–33.

Wellcome Number
A153991
Other Identity
5 (written on a white rectangular label)
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | James Leslie Starkey (1895–1938)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 10 Apr 2021

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