Axehead

Description
The sides of this little axehead have been raised into flanges. This makes it stronger and helps it to be wedged into the socket of the handle. It would have been an effective weapon or woodworking tool.
Accession Loan No.
40/1959
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
axehead
Simple Name
axehead
Dimensions
whole length 80 mm; whole W 42 mm; whole depth 18 mm
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC)
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection Site Name
Combe Valley, Teignmouth
Collection Town
Teignmouth
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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