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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Axehead

Country of Origin: Denmark

Description: Copper alloy axe (palstave).

Dimensions: 15.4cm length x 4.9cm width

Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Denmark

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.1740

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

Other Information: Previously a Danish museum object exchanged, old museum number 12198 still marked on the object.