Axehead



Accession Number
W124
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Predynastic case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Axe
Period
Predynastic Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
Length: 107mm | Width: 53mm | Depth: 10mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A flat copper alloy axe-head, which is very worn and curved on the blade. This may indicate that is was an an adze? It dates to the Late Predynastic Period and was purchased by Wellcome in 1907(?) from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.

Last modified: 03 Apr 2022

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