London, South Kensington
4 November 1992
An Etruscan bronze socketed axe head, the mouth square in section, the long rectangular neck with lattice pattern in relief, broadening at the sloping shoulders to form the blade -- 5½in. (14.1cm.) long, circa 8th-7th Century B.C.; and a socketed axe head with flaring edges and side loop -- 5 1/8in. (13.2cm.) long, 2nd-1st millennium B.C.
See illustration opposite for item one (2)
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Item 1 bears an ink inscription reading: "Etruscan Hatchet. Date 500 Years B.C. Found in Etruria, Italy, 1862"
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