You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Bronze Age Axe Mould

Bronze axes represent a massive leap in technology. Before man worked out how to create Bronze, axes were made from stone or flint. These axes were highly prized but they took many hours to make and were very fragile. With the development of metal came the ability to make more things, quickly. Bronze axe moulds could be re-used and produce many axes in the time it took a person to make one from st…