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Nordic Neolithic volcanic stone thin-butted axe Nordic Neolithic volcanic stone thin-butted axe Nordic Neolithic volcanic stone thin-butted axe
NORDIC NEOLITHIC VOLCANIC STONE THIN-BUTTED AXE

Gray in color with white inclusions, the elongated trapezoidal form slightly convex on both wide faces, with a rounded butt tapering to the sharp rounded cutting edge.

Ca. 4000-2000 BC

L. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm.)

Ex Lawrence Sunde collection, Copenhagen; Christensen Fund, Christie’s, London, 7 July 1993, lot 32 (part).

For a similar example see no. 4.36, p. 60 in MacGregor, ed., Antiquities from Europe and the Near East in the Collection of the Lord McAlpine of West Green.


LC1202C
$4,000


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Nordic Neolithic volcanic stone thin-butted axe
Nordic Neolithic volcanic stone thin-butted axe

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