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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Neolithic Polished Stone Axe

Country of Origin: France

Description: Polished stone axe made from jadeite with a pointed butt and oval cross-section.

Dimensions: 17.7cm length x 5.3cm width

Object Period: Neolithic

Provenance: Amiens, France

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.5806

Aquisition History: Presented to the Ashmolean by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

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