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Double Axe

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Object Number:MS4212
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Pseira
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Height: 5 cm
Width: 17.5 cm
Thickness: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1907

Description

Shape: Double axe with lozenge-shaped shaft hole and groove longitudinally across shaft-hole on one side only. Blades splay slightly.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. 1983. The Cretan Collections in the University Museum: Minoan Objects Excavated from Vasilke, Pseira, Sphoungaras, Priniatikos Pyrgos, and Other Sites.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, no. 73, fig. 11, pl. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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