University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-218-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Late Bronze Age
Provenience: Netherlands
Limburg
Horn (Netherlands)
Period: Late Bronze Age
Date Made: 999-700 BC
Early Date: -1000
Late Date: -699
Section:European
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Length: 13.1cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Rijsmuseum Van Oudheden te Leiden, 1912
Other NumberLeiden GL 63 - Collector Number
10 - Other Number

Description

Cast bronze socketed axehead. Complete, slighty corroded, badly worn at cutting edge, outline rectangular and flaring toward edge; rectangular in section at socket, thinning to cutting -edge. Loop handle perpendicular to and placed near socket. Sand moulding evident near opening. Southeastern type.


Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 176View Objects cited in this Publication
[Other] Unknown Source. MASCA Metallurgy Samples Box File.View Objects cited in this Publication

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