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James R Wilson

Replica palstave and socketed axe

Period:
Bronze Age
Description:
In the last century there was a strong market for antiquities and many fakes were made.  Wilson bought two!  A bronze palstave and a socketed axe.
Materials/Media:
bronze
Dimensions:
(left) length 63mm, (right) length 130mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
(left) SQRTM:1992.9, (right) SQRTM:1992.8
Digital Number:
SQAM007n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council