Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head


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ITEMDuck-billed axe-head
CULTUREMiddle Bronze Age, Canaanite
PERIOD2200 – 1750 B.C
DIMENSIONS61 mm x 82 mm
CONDITIONGood condition
PROVENANCEEx French private collection, acquired between 1970 – 1990
PARALLELMIRON, E., 1992, No. 231, pp. 58-59, Plate 15.

The battle axe of transitional type between the wider “Eyeglasses” and the narrower “Duck Bill” types, with oblong rounded blade with central ridge, fenestrated with two oblong openings, and a socket at the back.