Flat Style Ax Head


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Artifact Identification Flat Style Ax Head   (1922.07.0019)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Woodworking T&E
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Middle bronze age, 1800-1200 BC
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 15.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.5 cm
Weight 274.2 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials metal--bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information dusky green (5g3/2) -ns grayish olive green ( 5gy3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Hungary - Middle Bronze Age palstaff with constricted neck, raised lipping about 2.6 mm. high, and haft groove 9.8 mm wide. The blade is flared with a large curved edge. Sides are rounded and butt end tapers in thickness. II 1489 (written in white ink in one haft groove). Lettering and numbering similar to 22.7.20 which also have UNGARN written with numbers.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Dechelette, Joseph, "Manuel d'Archeologie Prehistorine Celtique et Gallo-Romaine," A. Picard et Fils, Paris, 1912 - 1934. p. 245, fig. 81. Millotte, J.P., Vignard, M., "Catalogue des Collections Archeologiques de Lons-le-Saunier", Annles Litterraires de l'Universite de Besancon, 36, Archeologie II, 1960. P1. I, no. 10. Millotte, J.P., "Le Jura et les Plaines de Saone aux Ages de Metaux", Annles Litterraires de Besancon, 59, Archeologie 16, 1963. P1. XII, no. 2. Zumstein, Hans, L'Age du Bronze dans le Department du Haut-Rhin, Rudolf Habelt, Bonn, 1966. p.81, P1. IV.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

II 11489 Flachbeil von Bennewitz Kr. Merseburg

Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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