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Wood and copper alloy axe.: E.14.1950

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19


Wood and copper alloy axe.




Axe, with handle

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Green, F. W.


First Intermediate period
Middle Kingdom
-2160 - -1976

Components of the work

Handle composed of wood Height 77 cm
Axe Height 10.5 cm

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Carved : Cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.14.1950
Primary reference Number: 62040
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 July 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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