Axe Head card

Axe Head

1973.4.31

Currently not on display

Semicircular shaped axe-head. Smoothed to an edge on the cutting side. Straight side left blunt for hafting. Marked in red, "14063 AV/.". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Pitted, surface dirt, incomplete. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.22986: "2 bronze axe heads with lugs 5" x 5 1/2", 1 ditto with one lug missing 4 3/4" x 5". St. 15/6/20. Lots 267 and 272."; Purchased for the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum at Stevens's Auction Rooms, London, 15 June 1920 lot 267 or 272.