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Axe Head

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Object Number:
48-2-194
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Volterra
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Green patina. Intact. Blade end of axe is shaped into a convex curve. Head tapered upward, with raised edges along both sides of both faces. Upper end was convex, smaller than the lower, and cut at the end by a deep U-shaped notch.
Length:
18cm
Width:
5.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
268   -   Collector Number
L-2-245   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, no. 56
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[Catalogue] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 56-57, no. 55; p. 313, fig. 47
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