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Danish Neolithic - 'Boat-Shaped' Stone Axe Hammer

Antiquities - Stone Age


LOT 567

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 180
EUR (€) 110 - 200
USD ($) 140 - 250
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £138

DANISH NEOLITHIC - 'BOAT-SHAPED' STONE AXE HAMMER

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.

Condition
Very fine and undamaged. Slight evidence of usage wear to the working surface of the hammer end.

Provenance
Ex old English collection.

Literature
Cf Evans Fig. 135 (etc).

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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