COPPER AXE-HEAD AND MACE HEAD
Canaanite, Late Chalcholithic - Early Bronze Age, 3500 - 2200 B.C.
Found in the Holy Land
Rare- ancient Canaanite copper Flat Axe-head and a Mace-head (Set)
Cast copper alloy flat / proto-palstave axehead from the early Bronze Age with a crescent-shaped blade. The body of the object thickens towards the middle and there are ridges along the sides, running perpendicularly to the blade. A slight ridge may be felt in the centre of the body where this section begins to become thinner and more narrow before terminating
Ref. Cf. Miron, E., Stuttgart, 1992, pp.3-29, Nos. 34-40, Plate 3. Mazar, A., New York, 1992, P. 135 Ill. 4.23Miron, E., Axes and Adzes from Canaan, Institute of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University, Franz Steiner Verlag,Stuttgart,1992.Mazar, A., Archaeology of the Land of the Bible 10,000 - 586BC.E.,The Anchor Bible Reference Library,Doubleday, New York, 1992.
Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina.
Length: 15 cm
Height: 6 cm
Stand: 18 cm – 19.5 cm
Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand of high quality.
Found in Jericho, Holy Land
Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina
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