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AN1836 p.122.16

Object typesaxe

DescriptionAxe

Materials: copper alloy

Date: Middle Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 1500 - 1150 cal.BC)

Period: Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 2500 - c. 800 cal. BC)

Associated Places: Cornwall, England (find spot)

Associated Persons: William Borlase (excavator)

Acquisition: Presented by the Rev. W. Borlase, 1770.

Current Location: on display in Gallery 8 (Ark to Ashmolean) ,Lower ground floor

Reference

  • Smith, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, XXV, 1959
  • William Greenwell, George Rolleston, British barrows, a record of the examination of sepulchral mounds in various parts of England. the Clarendon press. Together with description of figures of skulls, general remarks on prehistoric crania, and an appendix