Lot 785: Stone Age Boat-Shaped Axe-Hammer
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Neolithic, 4th-2nd millennium BC. A ground diorite axehead with median swelling, round mounting hole, raised median rib to the upper face, square-section butt. Cf. Glob, P.V. Danske Oldsager: Yngre Stenalder, Copenhagen, 1952, item 336. 872 grams, 15.5cm (6"). Property of an East Anglian gentleman; previously in a 1970s collection.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition.