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BRONZE AGE AXE

Bronze Age axe; Cast copper alloy flat axe dating to the early Bronze Age, c2000-1500 BC. The axe has no stop ridge but tapers to a broad cutting edge as well as tapering towards the butt end. There are some notches missing from the cutting edge and the whole surface is pitted and showing signs of pale green powdery copper chloride corrosion (the so-called ‘bronze disease’).Length 107mm, width 61m…