European Neolithic 'Pecked and Ground' Axe-Hammer 025786

European Neolithic 'Pecked and Ground' Axe-Hammer 025786
Rare European Neolithic ‘Pecked and Ground’ Axe-Hammer
Diorite, 270 grams, 750 mm. Circa 3,000 BC. A highly unusual, partially finished battle axe-hammer in a dark grey-green diorite, shows original pecked blank, advanced grinding stage, and preliminary drilling on both sides for the centre hole, rare thus. Reference: McAlpine, Lord A. Antiquities from Europe and the Near East 1987, p.74. Provenance: property of a Gentleman; acquired in the 1970s.

£175.00  
  

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