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Axehead, Early Bronze Age, St Merryn, Cornwall

Axehead, Early Bronze Age, St Merryn, Cornwall


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Axehead, Early Bronze Age, St Merryn, Cornwall

Early Bronze Age copper alloy flat axehead with sides diverging from a gently curving butt to meet the expanded cutting edge. The axehead was found with two lunulae in a barrow at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn in 1864. They were discovered on the west side of the bay, near the cliff edge, by a labourer digging a pond on land owned by Mr Hellyar. Beaker Period, around 2300 BC - 2000 BC. TRURI : 1866.1.3

TRURI : 1866.1.3

Media ID 19011290

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