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Title: Axe head
Item Name: Tools and Equipment


Flanged bronze axehead. Slightly splayed blade, narrow butt end, flanges towards butt. No step ridge. Trapezoidal section at butt, more oval at blade end. Dull tan/gold colour. Dates to the Early Bronze Age. A metal detector find by Mr. Chris Attlesey, of Bridlington.

Year: 1700-1450 (c)
Culture: Bronze Age
Materials: bronze
Measurements: L:11.72cm; W:3.93cm (blade); T:1.11cm; 2.86cm (with flanges); Wt:225g
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2001.125

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