A Near Eastern duck-billed bronze axehead, c. 2nd Millennium B.C.

A Near Eastern duck-billed bronze axehead, c. 2nd Millennium B.C.

Code: 2021

£340.00
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Description: A duck-billed bronze axehead with an ovoid socket and tongue-shaped blade with two elliptical piercings extending to the socket. A chip to one end of the socket, a chip to the blade and a variegated green patina. Some blistering of the surface due to alteration but generally sound, probably Canaanite.

Size: 103 mm/4 ins. in length

Culture: Near Eastern

Date: c. 2nd Millennium B.C.

Provenance: Previously in a London private collection and acquired from the UK art market during the 1970s-1980s.

Supplied with a wooden block stand.