established 1942

European Middle Bronze Age bronze pick axe EUROPEAN MIDDLE BRONZE AGE BRONZE PICK AXE

With tapering blade and disc peen.

2nd Millennium BC

L. 6 1/2 in. (16.7 cm.)

Ex collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin, acquired in Munich in 1992.

Published: H. Spring / S. Hansen, Helmets and Weapons Alteuropas; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 90.

Cf. M.Novotna, Die Äste und Beile in der Slowakei, PBF IX 3, 1970, p. 53 types B, pl.19.344f.


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