Ax with Punch Marks

Copper | 27 x 14.3cm | 1500-1000 B.C.

Unknown Artist

These anthropomorphic figures, harpoons, ax blades (celts), and antennae swords were cast and hammered from unalloyed copper. They may be dated to 1500 to 1000 B.C. Given that pure copper is a relatively soft metal and most of the objects show little...
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