Palstaff Head


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Artifact Identification Palstaff Head   (1924.02.0261)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Edged Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Bronze Age, 1200 – 900 BCE
Culture Bronze Age

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 15.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.9 cm
Weight 375 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.


Allain, M. J. "Circonscription du Centre," Gallia Prehistorie, 9(1966): 474, no. 6. Dechelette, Joseph. Manuel d'Archéologie Préhistorique Celtique et Gallo-Romaine. Paris: A. Picard et Fils, 1912–1934, p. 250, fig. 85, no. 3. Mohen, Jean Pierre. L'Age de Bronze dans la Region de Paris, Paris: Editions des musées nationaux, 1977, p. 72, no. 97.

Artifact History

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

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