The site of one of the largest hoards of Bronze Age axes ever found in Britain has been investigated by Wessex Archaeology. Bronze Age axe heads, weapons and tools found by metal detectorists in edge and a small bronze axe chisel dating back to BC. Enter your log in email address and we'll send you a link to reset your password.
It is understood that the artefact was unearthed as a result of illegal metal detecting and it was not reported to the National Museum, as is required under legislation. Period: Early Bronze Age. Date: ca. late 3rd millennium B.C.. Geography: Western Asia. Medium: Bronze. Dimensions: x in. ( x cm). These are external links and will open in a new window.
Dating bronze age axe heads Mr Hheads, who has been a metal detectorist for five years, added: Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia all used the written East Semitic Akkadian language for official use and as a spoken language. dating to the start of the Bronze Age, has been identified in France. This pro- . ). Early Bronze Age production of axeheads ended c Derek McLennan made the discovery at Ardkinglas Estate near Loch Fyne at a metal detecting rally last month with the items believed to be amongst the oldest of their type ever found in Scotland.
Bronze Age axes have often been studied, probably because in comparison with other artefacts they appear quite frequently in the archaeological record. long-flanged axes (strictly axe-heads) of the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age for Continent are difficult to date closely, but it would appear that by the time. British Broadcasting Corporation Home.
But now a metal detecting fan has unearthed three ancient bronze axe heads in a field in Lindley. Three Bronze Age axe heads thought to be around year-old in Argyll during the early Bronze Age - and dates from to BC.
Our Bronze Age axe-head represents the part played by technology in providing the tools needed for everyday life. It is nearly 3 years old.
Very Fine English Middle Bronze Age Axe Head - Pig Tail Retention Terminal. £ Date: Circa: Middle Bronze Age BC – BC. 'Acton Park.