Late Bronze Age Socketed Axe Head

Item Description

C. 800-600 BC

A nice example of a socketed axe head with raised rib decoration and a straight cutting edge, which was moulded hollow as the wooden half would have been inserted inside the socket.

Nice example in good condition with nice detail and some green surface deposits.

Ref: Celtic & Roman Artefacts by N. Mills, similar example to page 18.

Found Berry Mound, Solihull, West Midlands.

Provenance: Ex D. W. Collection. Ex S. C. Collection. Ex J. C. Collection.

Size: 98mm length



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