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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Palstave

Country of Origin: Britain

Description: A copper alloy socketed axe head.

Dimensions: 10.2cm length x 4.8cm width

Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2668

Aquisition History: Collected by W.G. Smith and purchased from him by Evans in 1884. Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

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