Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Axe
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Number of Elements
Length: 118mm | Width: 43mm | Depth: 16mm

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Black polished flint axehead. Possibly European prehistoric. However, polished axes are known from Egypt. 3 were sold in the Hilton Price collection 1911, lot 5. Has one label with number '526' thereon and onother 'from Bryce Wright, 90 Gt. Russell St., London'.

Other Identity
526 (printed on a small rectangular label)
Previous Owners
Sir. Hermann David Weber (1823–1918) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)

Last modified: 05 Apr 2022

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