Socketed bronze axe

This socketed bronze axe is one of three bought by Selby in 1894 from an Edinburgh antique dealer called Duff.  There was a ready market in late Victorian Scotland for prehistoric artefacts and this example probably came originally from Ireland.
Object no :
SRAM023n
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
Ireland
Dimensions :
length: 36mm; W 24mm; breadth 3mm
Materials :
copper alloy
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
WIWMS 2004.6.129
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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