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Artifact Identification Adze   (1924.02.0153)
  1. Materials T&E
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  3. Woodworking T&E
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Middle - Late Bronze Age, 1800-900 BC
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 15.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.0 cm
Weight 492.4 g
Measuring Remarks The weight was measured using the Anthropology scale.
Materials metal--bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Very Dusky Greenish Yellow (5gy2/2) -ns Very Dusky Green ( 2.5g3/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Doubs, France - Late Bronze Age, winged celt with straight flaring lateral sides and flat blade edge. Wings rise 113.9 mm and are 8.2 mm apart at that height. The wings were not completely moulded because the metal did not flow evenly in casting. Hammer marks are present on the wings. Haft slot is constricted at neck. One ear one lateral side at butt end is 19.3 mm long, 6.3 mm wide and 10.0 mm high. corrosion includes surface patination. Tag on celt - C.D. no. 7 Dept. Doubs.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Baudon Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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