A choice larger polished thickbutted Danish Neolithic axe dating c. 3000-2500 BC.
The axe is polished on both side leaving the smaller edges or sides unpolished. A symethric and beautifully polished axe with a fine ancient greyish patina. The axe has been in several old collection hence the different collection numbers in black and red ink.
The thickbutted axes began to replace the thinbutted types in the last part of the 4th mill. and became the dominant during the first millenium BC. This specimen is a 'Lindoe'-type - a later development of the thickbutted type.
Size: 19 cm.
Condition: Choice, nearly superb with minimal edge roughness.
Ex. Private Collection.
This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued after sale - estimated delivery of the item with official license is 2-4 weeks after the sale.