The axe is one of the oldest tools used by mankind. This bronze axe head would have been able to pierce a metal hull because its narrow profile, combined with a firmly attached handle, meant that it could be swung with considerable force.
Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2006
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery
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- Prehistoric, Bronze Age
- “Canaanite” axe-head, 13 x 4,5 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1850-1550 B.C. (Middle Bronze Age)
- green patina and blue-green deposits