Danish Neolithic - 'Boat-Shaped' Stone Axe Hammer
Antiquities - Stone Age
GBP (£) 100 - 180
EUR (€) 120 - 210
USD ($) 120 - 220
Sold for (Inc. premium): £138
Circa 2,800-2,400 BC. A Danish 'Single Grave Culture' stone axe hammer of typical 'boat' shape form, with cylinder perforation and fine polishing to the sides towards the cutting edge. 115mm. Very fine and undamaged. Slight evidence of usage wear to the working surface of the hammer end.
Ex old English collection.
Cf Evans Fig. 135 (etc).
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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