Bronze double-ax

Bronze | 4.5 x 4.2cm | c. 1700-1450 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The hole at the end of the shaft indicates that these pieces probably served as pendants. Double-ax pendants were common not only in Crete but also in Greece, from the Protogeometric through the Archaic period.

Credit: Fletcher Fund, 1940
Object: 40...
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