Palstaff Head


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Artifact Identification Palstaff Head   (1924.02.0259)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Edged Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Middle to Late Bronze Age, 1400– 900 BCE
Culture Bronze Age

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 17.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.5 cm
Weight 336 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

See 1992 corresp. w/ Françoise Ballet.


Childe, V. Gordon. The Bronze Age, New York: Biblio and Tannen, 1963, p. 63, fig. 3, no. 5. Dechellette, Joseph. Manuel d'Archeologie Prehistorique Celtique et Gallo-Romaine, Paris: A. Picard et Fils, 1912-1934, p. 250, fig. 85, no. 2. Evans, John. The Ancient Bronze Implements of Great Britain and Ireland, New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881, p. 78, no. 59. La Prehistoire Francaise, Tome II, Les Civilizations Néolithiques et Protohistorique de la France. Paris: Editions du Centre Nationale De la Recherche Scientifque, 1976, p. 568, fig. 4, no. 5.

Artifact History

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

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