Axe



Accession Number
W121
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Metalwork case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Axe
Period
Predynastic Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
Length: 132mm | Width: 50mm | Depth: 11mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A copper alloy axe-head with a flat, plain, and straight blade. There are signs incised onto one side. It dates to the Late Predynastic Period. It was purchased by Wellcome in 1906 or 1907 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.

Last modified: 10 Apr 2021

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