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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Shaft Hole Axehead

Country of Origin: Hungary

Description: Disc-butted shaft-hole axe with incised decoration.

Dimensions: 21.3cm length

Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Carpathian Basin, Hungary

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.1530

Aquisition History: Bought in London in 1888. Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

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