Prehistoric, Neolithic Stone Battleaxe, ornamented, made in pofyrstone with dots. 10 cm- VERY RARE.

Description
Prehistoric, Neolithic Stone Battleaxe, ornamented, made in pofyrstone with dots. 10 cm- VERY RARE.
3200 b.c Polygonal axe - Denmark

Danish Battleaxe, Polygonal axe.
The oldest battleaxe type (before the double-edge- and the Singlegrave types)

A high end piece.
(wish you had the other half, then it would be a 8000€ piece! )

Made in pofyr-stone.
This stone was brought to Denmark from Oslo during the ice-age.
Only found there!

Mint surface, the dots is yellow, and content iron, they get more orange then.

Notice the ornamentation, groove lines along the broadsides on both sides.

Because the buttend is missing, we can not deside if it had a more or less knob at the end, look drawing for the possible shapes.

VERY RARE. and despite it is only a ½ axe, it is suited for even the best collection.

NO reserve

Divestment from my very large private collection.
I have acquired this object legally during more than 50 years of collection.
Bought legally from old Danish collections or during public auctions.
As usual with these old collector items, the xact place of finding is lost in time.


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Lot details
Culture
Prehistoric, Neolithic
Material
Stone
Object
Battleaxe, ornamented, made in pofyrstone with dots. 10 cm- VERY RARE.
Century/ Timeframe
3200 b.c Polygonal axe
Origin
Denmark
Condition
broken trough the shafthole, mint surface,.
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