Palstave

Description
This axe would have been used to fell trees and shape wood. The axehead would have been tightly bound onto a wooden handle.
Accession Loan No.
1897/7/6
Simple Name
axehead
Full Name
palstave
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
palstave
Material
copper alloy
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC)
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1600
Production Year High
1200
Collection Parish
Bovey Tracey
Collection Town
Bovey Tracey
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Plumley, Bovey Tracey
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:33
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:33

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