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Adze

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Extent:
18.1
cm
8
Description:

Bronze. Cast with socket and projecting blade at the back.

Legrain publication: "Bronze pick adze. It is of elegant proportions, and cast solid with the socket and the blade reinforcing it at the back. Metal ridges run round the socket and redeem the middle of the blade, giving them additional strength and grace. 181 x 80 mm."

Medium:
Bronze
Provenance:

Purchased from Arthur Upham Pope, 1930

Source:
30-38-32
Spatial:
Iran
Luristan
Identifier:
216614
Agg Provider:
Penn Museum
Agg Is Shown At:
http://www.penn.museum/collections/object/216614