Axe



Accession Number
W115
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Axe
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasties
Nineteenth Dynasty to Twentieth Dynasty
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
Length: 11.1cm X 12.7cm | Weight: 563 g.
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Copper alloy axe-head dating to the Ramesside Period. Purchased by Wellcome in 1906 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.

Bibliography

Davies, W. V. 1987. Tools and weapons I: Axes. Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum 7. London: British Museum Publications.