Bronze flat axe

Flat axes like this were made during the Early Bronze Age.  This one has a curved blade and a square butt.  It would have been mounted with a wooden handle. The axe is probably from Ireland.  Selby bought it from an Edinburgh antique dealer in 1894.
Object no :
SRAM025n
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
Ireland
Dimensions :
length: 151mm
Materials :
copper alloy
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
WIWMS 2004.6.127
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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